Chewy pecan cookies--a holiday favorite in our house.

Ashly Evans


Original recipe yields 48 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Instructions Checklist
  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

  • Cream butter in a large bowl with an electric mixer until smooth and creamy. Add 4 heaping tablespoons powdered sugar and beat until well combined. Mix in cake flour, pecans, water, and vanilla extract.

  • Roll dough into balls and place on an ungreased baking pan.

  • Bake in the preheated oven until pecan balls are lightly brown on the bottom, about 10 minutes. Roll in powdered sugar while still warm.

Nutrition Facts

72 calories; 5.1 g total fat; 10 mg cholesterol; 27 mg sodium. 6 g carbohydrates; 0.7 g protein; Full Nutrition


Rating: 4 stars
Very reminiscent of Mexican Wedding Cookies. I prefer chopped nuts rather than ground. Thanks for sharing. Read More