Butter Pecan Cookies

Butter Pecan Cookies

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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


  • 1
    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

How to Make Butter Pecan Cookies


  1. Cream together the butter, sugar and vanilla; then beat in the egg.
  2. Combine the flour, baking soda and baking powder and slowly add to the egg mixture and mix well.
  3. Stir in the nuts and make sure they are fully incorporated. Form the dough into a log and wrap well in waxed paper.
  4. Refrigerate 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.

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