Pecan Pie Cookies Recipe

Posted by in Food and Drink

Pecan Pie Cookies Recipe

Pecan pie cookies are the best cookies to make when you want to treat your guests with something slightly different and these cookies are definitely a favorite because of the syrupy filling in the light and flaky pastry. These cookies are easy to make and do not consume a lot of time.

Preparation and cooking time


Preparation time: 30 minutes

Cooking time: 15 minutes

Total time: 45 minutes

Ingredients

For cookie

  1. Half cup unsalted butter

  2. 1 cup brown sugar

  3. 1 egg

  4. Half teaspoon vanilla extract

  5. 2 cups all purpose flour

  6. 1 full teaspoon of baking powder

For filling

  1. Three-fourth cup softened butter

  2. 3 teaspoons corn syrup

  3. Half cup brown sugar

  4. Half cup pecans, finely chopped

  5. Half cup of whipping cream

  6. One-fourth teaspoon of vanilla extract

Directions


  1. Preheat the oven up to 350 degrees Fahrenheit and grease a baking tray.

  2. Heat butter on a pan and add corn syrup and brown sugar. Mix well and slowly add the pecans to this syrupy mixture.

  3. Take it off the heat when it reaches a pudding consistency and later add whipped cream and vanilla extract to this. Beat gently until the filling is firm and thick. Keep it aside.

  4. Mix all the cookie ingredients together except the flour and baking powder.

  5. Beat the ingredients well until you get a fluffy mixture. Now, add the flour and baking powder to this and beat until they are mixed well with the rest of the ingredients.

  6. Roll out the dough and cut small circles using cookie cutter. Place the filling in the centre and gently fold up the edges around the filling.

  7. Place the cookies on cookie sheets on the greased baking tray in the oven and bake for 10 minutes until the cookies turn golden brown.

  8. Cool for a minute or so and enjoy the cookies.

Servings


12 pecan pie cookies in total

Health Benefits

  • Pecans promote digestive health by relieving constipation and they also contain substances that prevent coronary artery disease and strokes. They also prevent muscle soreness.

  • Inflammation in the arterial walls can be prevented with the intake of magnesium; pecans are rich in magnesium as well. These cookies are not only tasty but also have a lot of health benefits as pecans have high nutritional value.