Butter Pecan Cookies Recipe

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Butter Pecan Cookies

Pamela Laws


I came up with this recipe about 35 years ago and people still find it to be absolutely delicious and easy to make.

★★★★★ 1 vote
30 (makes 5 dozed)
5 Hr
10 Min


beaten egg
2 stick
softened butter (only use real butter)
1 Tbsp
vanilla extract
1 c
granulated sugar
2 c
all purpose flour
1/2 tsp
baking soda
1 1/2 tsp
baking powder
2 c
chopped roasted pecans


1Cream together the butter, sugar and vanilla; then beat in the egg.
2Combine the flour, baking soda and baking powder and slowly add to the egg mixture and mix well.
3Stir in the nuts and make sure they are fully incorporated. Form the dough into a log and wrap well in waxed paper.
4Refrigerate until firm (2-4 hours). Preheat the oven to 325 degrees and slice the cookies into 1/4 inch rounds. Place on a non-greased cookie sheet and bake 7-10 minutes until lightly brown on the edges.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies