Butter Pecan Cookies


Indulge in the delightful taste of Butter Pecan Cookies, a perfect treat for any occasion. These delectable cookies are rich in flavor and have a delightful crunch of chopped pecans. With simple ingredients and easy preparation, you’ll have a batch of these mouthwatering cookies ready in no time.


  • 1 cup chopped pecans
  • 7 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tablespoon pure vanilla extract
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • a pinch of salt
  • Pecan halves for topping each cookie


  1. Preheat your oven to 350°F and line 2 baking sheets with parchment paper.
  2. In a bowl, whisk together the unsalted butter, granulated sugar, and brown sugar using an electric mixer until the mixture becomes light and creamy.
  3. Add the eggs and vanilla extract, and beat again for an additional 2 minutes.
  4. Immediately add the all-purpose flour, baking soda, and a pinch of salt. Mix the ingredients until well combined.
  5. Using a medium spatula, place dough balls onto the prepared baking paper. Add half a pecan on top of each cookie.
  6. Bake the cookies in the preheated oven until they turn golden brown, which should take about 10 to 15 minutes.

These Butter Pecan Cookies are a delightful treat with a perfect balance of buttery goodness and the delightful crunch of pecans. Their simple preparation and scrumptious flavor make them an ideal choice for any event or a tasty snack at any time. Enjoy these cookies with family and friends, and savor the rich flavors of homemade goodness.

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