Pecan Praline Cookies

These yummy, buttery, brown-sugar pecan cookies are a favorite for holiday baking. For variety, make half of them with the powdered sugar coating and then roll the other half in cinnamon sugar.

Makes: 60Hands-on: 30 minutesTotal: 1 hour 45 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Makes: 60

Ingredients

  • 1½ cups butter, softened
  • ¾ cup light brown sugar, packed
  • 2 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 3 cups sifted all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups finely chopped pecans
  • Sifted powdered sugar or cinnamon sugar

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 325°F. Lightly grease a baking sheet.
  • In a mixing bowl, cream together butter and brown sugar until light. Stir in vanilla, and then stir in flour. Using your hands, mix in chopped pecans. The dough will be crumbly.
  • Shape dough into small balls about 1" in diameter. Place on prepared baking sheet.
  • Bake for 15–20 minutes until cookies are firm and lightly browned on bottoms. Let cool slightly, and then gently roll in powdered sugar or cinnamon sugar.

Recipe Information

Makes: 60

Ingredients

  • 1½ cups butter, softened
  • ¾ cup light brown sugar, packed
  • 2 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 3 cups sifted all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups finely chopped pecans
  • Sifted powdered sugar or cinnamon sugar

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 325°F. Lightly grease a baking sheet.
  • In a mixing bowl, cream together butter and brown sugar until light. Stir in vanilla, and then stir in flour. Using your hands, mix in chopped pecans. The dough will be crumbly.
  • Shape dough into small balls about 1" in diameter. Place on prepared baking sheet.
  • Bake for 15–20 minutes until cookies are firm and lightly browned on bottoms. Let cool slightly, and then gently roll in powdered sugar or cinnamon sugar.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories90
Total Fat5g
Saturated Fat3g
Cholesterol10mg
Sodium20mg
Total Carbohydrate10g
Dietary Fiber0g
Sugars6g
Protein1g