Butter Pecan Cookies

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  • Total: 15 mins
  • Prep: 5 mins
  • Cook: 10 mins
  • Servings: 12 servings
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
347 Calories
24g Fat
33g Carbs
3g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 12
Amount per serving
Calories 347
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 24g 31%
Saturated Fat 11g 53%
Cholesterol 75mg 25%
Sodium 242mg 11%
Total Carbohydrate 33g 12%
Dietary Fiber 1g 5%
Protein 3g
Calcium 43mg 3%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

 These buttery cookies are made with brown sugar and lots of chopped pecans.


  • 1 cup butter (room temperature)
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 3/4 cup firmly packed brown sugar (​firmly packed)
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 1/4 cups flour (all-purpose flour)
  • 1 teaspoon soda
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup chopped pecans

Steps to Make It

  1. Cream butter and sugars until light and fluffy. Beat in eggs and vanilla extract.

  2. Combine dry ingredients; add to creamed mixture, blending well. Fold in the chopped pecans.

  3. Drop dough by teaspoons onto ungreased cookie sheets. Bake at 375 F for about 10 minutes, or until lightly browned.


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