Butter Pecan Cookies Recipe

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Butter Pecan Cookies

Kathleen Taylor

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@MeanJean6613

These delicate, buttery cookies, which get their crunchy texture from toasted pecans and sugar coating, pratically melt in your mouth.


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Serves:

1 Dozen

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

15 Min

Ingredients

3/4 c
pecans, toasted and chopped
1/2 c
butter, unsalted - room temperature
1/3 c
sugar, plus more for coating
1 tsp
vanilla extract
1/8 tsp
salt
1 c
all purpose flour

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. On a baking sheet, toast pecans until fragrant, about 6 minutes. Let cool completely; finely chop.
2
With an electric mixer, cream butter and 1/3 cup sugar until light, about 1 minute. Beat in vanilla, salt, and flour, scraping down sides of bowl, just until dough comes together. Fold in pecans.
3
Separate dough into 12 pieces; squeeze dough to shape into balls. Roll in sugar. Place, 3 inches apart, on a baking sheet. Gently flatten with the bottom of a glass (reshape sides if necessary). Sprinkle with sugar.
4
Bake until golden brown, rotating sheet halfway through, about 15 minutes. Sprinkle with more sugar. Cool cookies on a wire rack.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Other Tag: Quick & Easy