Butter Pecan Cookies Recipe

Pecan Cookie Ingredients Ingredients

  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 2/3 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1-1/2 cups pecan halves


In a large mixing bowl, cream butter, brown sugar and egg. Mix until well blended.

Slowly add flour and salt and mix well. Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour.

Preheat oven to 375 degrees.

Roll 1 inch pieces of dough into balls and place 2 inches apart on cookie sheets. Flatten balls with the bottom of a glass dipped in flour. Press a pecan into top of dough. Bake for 10-12 minutes until lightly browned.