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