Pecan Pie Cheesecake Cookies

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Tammy Brownlow

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@DoughmesticGoddess

I wanted to create a new cookie - something that had never been done before. A cream cheese base with the wonderful flavor of cheesecake and a stove top cooked pecan pie filling topped with a toasted pecan. I can't wait to give this on Christmas Eve to my family. This cookie will be a showstopper at a cookie swap or your next get together. Enjoy!

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Pecan pie lovers, we have found your new favorite cookie. This recipe has everything you love about pecan pie, just in an easy-to-make cookie. The base is sweet, tender and holds all the gooeyness of the thick and creamy filling. A pecan sits on top of the cookie like a little crown. A fantastic holiday cookie. Test Kitchen Avatar The Test Kitchen


Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

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Serves:
My batch made 18 cookies, but it depends on your cookie scoop
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
15 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 18
    pecan halves, toasted
  • 1 c
    graham cracker crumbs
  • COOKIE BASE:

  • 8 oz
    cream cheese
  • 1 stick
    butter
  • 3/4 c
    sugar
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 1
    egg
  • 1 3/4 c
    flour
  • 1 tsp
    baking powder
  • PECAN PIE FILLING:

  • 1 c
    Karo light syrup
  • 1/2 c
    sugar
  • 3
    egg
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract

How to Make Pecan Pie Cheesecake Cookies

Step-by-Step

  1. Blend cream cheese, butter, and sugar until fluffy.
  2. Add vanilla and egg. Mix until well blended.
  3. Add flour, salt, and baking powder. Mix until well combined. Refrigerate while making pecan pie filling.
  4. In a medium saucepan on medium heat mix ingredients for pecan pie filling until thick and bubbly.
  5. The color will darken to a caramel color.
  6. Using a cookie scoop, scoop dough into a ball.
  7. Drop in graham cracker crumbs and cover.
  8. Place on baking sheet and press in the center of cookie dough with the bottom of a round 1 Tablespoon measuring spoon.
  9. Bake for 15 minutes at 350 degrees.
  10. Remove and allow cookies to cool on a wire rack until room temperature. Fill the top of cookie with a scant 1 tablespoon of filling and top with a toasted pecan.
  11. Store in a plastic container in the refrigerator until ready to serve.

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About Pecan Pie Cheesecake Cookies

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Collection: Christmas Cookies
Other Tags: Quick & Easy For Kids



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