Pecan Pie Cookies

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Stephanie Dodd

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@skeen

If you like pecan pie, you will love these cookies. Quite tasty!!

Blue Ribbon Recipe

If you love cookies and pecan pie, you will adore this cookie - it's basically both rolled into one! The cookie part is tender, buttery and a perfect vessel for the gooey pecan filling. These will be great to serve during the holiday if pie making isn't your thing. There's a little prep time for chilling, but overall this is an easy recipe. The Test Kitchen


Rating:

★★★★☆ 8 votes

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Serves:
4 dozen
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
10 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 1 c
    butter
  • 1/2 c
    sugar
  • 1/2 c
    dark corn syrup
  • 2
    eggs, separated
  • 2 1/2 c
    flour
  • FOR PECAN PIE FILLING

  • 1/2 c
    powdered sugar
  • 3 Tbsp
    dark corn syrup
  • 1/4 c
    salted butter
  • 1/2 c
    chopped pecans

How to Make Pecan Pie Cookies

Step-by-Step

  1. In large bowl, stir butter and sugar on low speed of mixer.
  2. Add corn syrup and egg yolks. Beat until thoroughly blended.
  3. Stir in flour gradually.
  4. Chill several hours.
  5. Prepare pecan filling. Combine sugar, butter and corn syrup in pan; stir to blend. Cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally until mixture reaches a full boil.
  6. Remove from heat; stir in pecans. Chill.
  7. Using one tablespoon of dough for each cookie, roll into balls. Place on greased cookie sheet leaving a 2-inch space between each cookie.
  8. Beat egg whites slightly. Brush very lightly with egg white.
  9. Bake at 375 degrees for five minutes. Remove from oven.
  10. Roll 1/2 tsp of the chilled pecan filling into a ball and press firmly into the center of each cookie. Return to oven.
  11. Bake five minutes longer or until lightly browned. Cool five minutes on cookie sheet. Cool completely on rack.

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About Pecan Pie Cookies

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Hashtag: #pecan



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