Butter Pecan Cookies

These delightful Butter Pecan Cookies are a perfect blend of nutty flavors and sweet goodness. The crunch of pecans combined with the rich, buttery taste makes them an irresistible treat for any occasion.

Why You’ll Love This Recipe:

  • The perfect balance of crunchy pecans and sweet cookie dough.
  • Easy to make and perfect for sharing with friends and family.
  • A classic cookie recipe that never fails to impress.


  • 1 cup chopped pecans
  • 7 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tablespoon pure vanilla extract
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • Pinch of salt
  • Pecan halves for topping


  1. Preheat your oven to 350°F and line 2 baking sheets with parchment paper.
  2. In a bowl, cream together the butter, granulated sugar, and brown sugar using an electric mixer until light and creamy.
  3. Add the eggs and vanilla extract, and beat for an additional 2 minutes.
  4. Gradually add the flour, baking soda, and salt, mixing until well combined.
  5. Using a medium cookie scoop, place dough balls on the prepared baking sheets. Top each cookie with a pecan half.
  6. Bake for 10-15 minutes or until the cookies are golden brown.
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cooking Time: 10-15 minutes
  • Total Time: 25-30 minutes
  • Servings: Makes about 24 cookies
  • Kcal: Approximately 120 calories per cookie


Store these Butter Pecan Cookies in an airtight container at room temperature for up to one week. They can also be frozen for longer storage.

Recipe Tips:

  • Toasting the pecans before adding them to the dough can enhance their flavor.
  • For an extra indulgent treat, drizzle melted chocolate over the cooled cookies.
  • Experiment with adding a sprinkle of sea salt on top for a sweet and salty twist.

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