Cookies & Bars

Delectabite Pecan Cookies

Delectabite Pecan Cookies

Pecan Cookies; Delectabites These cookies are one of my favorites. They are not overly sweet and bite-sized.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Dessert
Keyword: pecan


  • 1 cup butter softened
  • ¼ cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons vanilla extract
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • ½ – 1 cup pecans ground or finely chopped
  • 2 – 4 teaspoons cold water if needed
  • Confectioners’ sugar


  • Cream butter and sugar together. Add vanilla and flour; mix well. Add pecans and blend thoroughly. Dough will be crumbly. Chill dough.
  • If needed, add cold water add water, 1/2 teaspoon at a time, to dough. Using hands, blend water into dough until mixture comes together and will hold its shape. Roll tablespoonfuls of dough into roughly 1-inch balls. Place on ungreased cookie sheet.
  • Bake at 350 degrees for 12-15 minutes or until edges are slightly brown. Remove cookies immediately from cookie sheet to waxed paper or plate. Dust with confectioners’ sugar and cool.

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