Swedish Pecan-Topped Dream Cookies


Basically a sugar cookie wrapped around a pecan.

Pecan-Topped Dream Cookies on plate
Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
40 mins
Additional Time:
1 hr 5 mins
Total Time:
2 hrs 5 mins
24 cookies


  • 1 cup cake flour

  • ¼ teaspoon salt

  • teaspoon baking powder

  • ½ cup butter, softened

  • ½ cup white sugar

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • 24 whole pecans


  1. Sift cake flour, salt, and baking powder into a medium bowl.

  2. Combine butter, sugar, and vanilla extract in a large bowl; beat with an electric mixer until smooth and creamy. Add dry ingredients and mix thoroughly. Shape dough into a 1-inch diameter log, wrap with plastic wrap, and place in the refrigerator until firm, 1 hour to overnight.

  3. Preheat the oven to 275 degrees F (135 degrees C). Line 2 cookie sheets with parchment paper.

  4. Remove dough from the refrigerator and slice into 24 slices. Place on the prepared cookie sheets and press a pecan firmly into each slice.

  5. Bake in the preheated oven until edges are golden, about 40 minutes. Cool on the baking sheet for 1 minute before removing to a wire rack to cool completely.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

93 Calories
6g Fat
9g Carbs
1g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 24
Calories 93
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 6g 8%
Saturated Fat 3g 13%
Cholesterol 10mg 3%
Sodium 54mg 2%
Total Carbohydrate 9g 3%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Total Sugars 4g
Protein 1g
Calcium 6mg 0%
Iron 1mg 3%
Potassium 20mg 0%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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