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When Christmas time comes around, I begin making my list of all the goodies that I plan to make for the Holidays. These Buttered Pecan Cookies are always on the top of my list. Of course, I make these throughout the year.

I love the flavor, and I love how easy these are to make. These are usually the first ones that are gone from the trays when I have Parties or friends over.

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As one of the most popular Christmas Traditions, there is, these Buttered Pecan Cookies make people happy. The cookies are sweet and nutty and of course, butter flavored.

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There are only basic ingredients needed for this recipe and these tasty cookies.

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So what are you waiting for? Get baking!

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Why am I going to love these cookies and the recipe??

The recipe is easy to follow, the cookies are easy to make. They taste great and are homemade which means they always taste better. They are buttery cookies that come out chewy and use only Basic ingredients.

  • Homemade cookies
  • Pecan butter cookies are great all year round.
  • Make a day in advance if you want.
  • Buttery and chewy cookies.
  • Basic pantry ingredients.
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Variations

You could add in dried fruit pieces, chocolate chips or other nuts that will customize the cookie to your liking.

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Ingredients:

  • Eggs
  • Pecans
  • Brown sugar
  • Baking soda
  • Vanilla
  • Butter
  • Pinch of salt
  • All-purpose flour
  • Granulated sugar
  • Pecan halves for the tops of the cookies
Buttered Pecan Cookies ingredients

How to make Buttered Pecan Cookies:

Step 1. Heat the oven to 350 degrees. 

Step 2. Blend together the brown sugar, butter, and granulated sugar until creamy. 

Blend together the brown sugar, butter, and granulated sugar until creamy. 

Step 3. Add the vanilla extract and eggs to the mixing bowl, and blend until smooth. 

Add the vanilla extract and eggs to the mixing bowl, and blend until smooth. 

Step 4. Mix in the baking soda, flour, and salt. 

Mix in the baking soda, flour, and salt. 

Step 5. Fold in the pecans. 

Fold in the pecans. 

Step 6. Form the dough into 24 evenly sized balls, and flatten with the palm of your hands. 

Step 7. Place the cookies onto a parchment-lined baking sheet, and top each one with a pecan half. 

Place the cookies onto a parchment-lined baking sheet, and top each one with a pecan half. 

Step 8. Bake for 10-15 minutes. 

Bake for 10-15 minutes. 

Step 9. Allow the cookies to cool before serving.

Allow the cookies to cool before serving.

Now ready to serve!

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Buttered Pecan Cookies

Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Servings: 24
Buttered Pecan Cookies are the perfect combination of sweet and savory. The buttery pecans are roasted to perfection, and the cookies are soft and chewy. This recipe is sure to become a family favorite.
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Ingredients 

  • 2 Eggs, Large
  • 1 c Pecans, chopped
  • 1 c Brown sugar
  • ½ tsp Baking soda
  • 1 tbsp Vanilla
  • 7 tbsp Butter, softened
  • 2 c All purpose flour
  • c Granulated sugar
  • Pecan halves for the tops of the cookies
  • Pinch of salt

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Instructions

  • Heat the oven to 350 degrees.
  • Blend together the brown sugar, butter, and granulated sugar until creamy.
  • Add the vanilla extract and eggs to the mixing bowl, and blend until smooth.
  • Mix in the baking soda, flour, and salt.
  • Fold in the pecans.
  • Form the dough into 24 evenly sized balls, and flatten with the palm of your hands.
  • Place the cookies onto a parchment-lined baking sheet, and top each one with a pecan half.
  • Bake for 10-15 minutes.
  • Allow the cookies to cool before serving.

Nutrition

Calories: 121kcal | Carbohydrates: 21g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 0.5g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Trans Fat: 0.001g | Cholesterol: 14mg | Sodium: 35mg | Potassium: 52mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 12g | Vitamin A: 29IU | Vitamin C: 0.05mg | Calcium: 19mg | Iron: 1mg

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How do I store these cookies?

When the cookies have cooled to room temperature, you can place them into an airtight container. They can be stored with waxed paper between the cookies. The cookies should be stored in a cool and dry place.

Can I freeze these cookies?

Be sure that the cookies are cooled completely. lay waxed paper between the layers of cookies in an airtight container. The cookies can be stored for up to 3 months in the freezer.

Suggested Tips:

While most cookie recipes will turn out better when the dough has been chilled prior to baking, the Buttered Pecan Cookies do not need to be chilled prior to baking.

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