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The Best 15 Pecan Cookie Recipes to Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth

JANUARY 24, 2023
The Best 15 Pecan Cookie Recipes to Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth
So many flavors, so many recipes, so little time! That's why we've picked out 15 of the best tasting pecan cookie recipes for your baking pleasure. Whether you're looking for a classic pecan cookie recipe or one with a special twist, we have you covered. From melt-in-your-mouth shortbread, to chocolate or brown butter, to toffee or even bourbon. These cookies are sure to satisfy your sweet tooth. So grab your apron and let's get baking!
Gonna Want Seconds

Butter Pecan Cookies

Melt in your mouth butter pecan cookies are the perfect addition to your holiday dessert platter. Nutty and buttery, crunchy and chewy, they are so delish!
5,949
4
30 min
TOTAL TIME
297
CALORIES
$0.86
PER SERVING
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Butter Pecan Cookies
Southern Bite

Chocolate Chip Toffee Pecan Cookies

Soft and chewy chocolate chip cookies loaded with crunchy toffee and pecans, creating a delicious concoction of flavors and textures.
3
3,959
33
22 min
TOTAL TIME
181
CALORIES
$0.39
PER SERVING
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Chocolate Chip Toffee Pecan Cookies
A Nerd Cooks

Maple Bourbon Chocolate Chunk Pecan Cookies

Soft, buttery, and sweet, these Maple Bourbon Chocolate Chunk Pecan Cookies are the perfect treat for any special occasion. Packed with chunks of dark chocolate and crunchy pecans, these delectable cookies are infused with a hint of bourbon and plenty of maple syrup.
1
156
13
40 min
TOTAL TIME
212
CALORIES
$0.60
PER SERVING
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Maple Bourbon Chocolate Chunk Pecan Cookies
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Ice Cream Inspiration

Toffee Pecan Shortbread Cookies

Buttery shortbread cookies with chopped pecans, then dipped in chocolate and sprinkled with toffee bits.
1
3,753
26 min
TOTAL TIME
152
CALORIES
$0.40
PER SERVING
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Toffee Pecan Shortbread Cookies
Chelsea's Messy Apron

Oatmeal Pecan Cookies (VIDEO)

Delicious and flavorful oatmeal pecan cookies -- crisp on the edges and chewy in the center!
4
13,924
13
25 min
TOTAL TIME
409
CALORIES
$0.77
PER SERVING
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Oatmeal Pecan Cookies (VIDEO)
Virtually Yours

Chocolate Chip Pecan Cookies

Delicious chocolate chip cookies with crunchy pecans. Sweet and salty and super easy to make!
2
6
1 hr 11 min
TOTAL TIME
173
CALORIES
$0.44
PER SERVING
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Chocolate Chip Pecan Cookies
Garden in the Kitchen

Chewy Chocolate Pecan Cookies

Enjoy the perfect balance of chewy chocolate and crunchy pecans in every bite of these irresistibly delicious cookies!
1
233
8
33 min
TOTAL TIME
182
CALORIES
$0.38
PER SERVING
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Chewy Chocolate Pecan Cookies
Bunny's Warm Oven

Sweet and Salty Butter Pecan Cookies

Sweet and Salty Butter Pecan Cookies are rolled in a combination of sugar with a little bit of table salt thrown in right before baking.   When the cookie hits your taste buds, you get a very slight taste of salt along with the sugar. The inside of the cookie is filled with pecans and butterscotch c...
2
5,618
1,262
1 hr 5 min
TOTAL TIME
321
CALORIES
$0.40
PER SERVING
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Sweet and Salty Butter Pecan Cookies
Monkey and Me Kitchen Adventures

Old Fashioned Maple Pecan Cookies

This old fashioned maple pecan cookie recipe is a winner!  It is sooooo good with its soft and chewy texture. The glazed pecans are the perfect topper for this yummy cookie.  Absolute perfection for a Whole Food Plant Based tasty treat!
365
2
52 min
TOTAL TIME
90
CALORIES
$0.26
PER SERVING
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Old Fashioned Maple Pecan Cookies
King Arthur Baking

Brown Butter Pecan Chip Cookies made with baking sugar alternative

Brown butter is the not-so-secret ingredient that helps elevate the nutty flavor profile of these drop cookies. This recipe can be made sugar free if you opt to use sugar-free chocolate chips, but feel free to use any chocolate chip you have on hand.
5
1
55 min
TOTAL TIME
123
CALORIES
$0.33
PER SERVING
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Brown Butter Pecan Chip Cookies made with baking sugar alternative
Creative Culinary

Pecan Butter Ball Cookies

A nutty and not overly sweet cookie that is traditional over the holidays.
2
26
1
1 hr
TOTAL TIME
1114
CALORIES
$2.51
PER SERVING
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Pecan Butter Ball Cookies
Orchids + Sweet Tea

Soft + Chewy Butter Pecan Cookies

These Soft + Chewy Butter Pecan Cookies are absolutely the best cookies you'll ever make! They come exploding with crunchy pecans and sweet brown sugar flavor----an awesome combination in my book.
5
26
1
22 min
TOTAL TIME
763
CALORIES
$2.02
PER SERVING
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Soft + Chewy Butter Pecan Cookies
Southern Kissed

Toasted Pecan Cookies

The ingredients in this recipe for Toasted Pecan Cookies are kitchen staples and it is likely that you already have all of the ingredients.  They're made with oatmeal and Rice Krispies, so they could even be considered a breakfast cookie.
2
34 min
TOTAL TIME
245
CALORIES
$0.43
PER SERVING
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Toasted Pecan Cookies
Lifestyle of a Foodie

Crumbl pecan pie cookies

These Crumbl. pecan pie cookies are made with a soft sugar cookie base instead of the pie crust and are topped with pecan pie filling! To die for.
59
7,957
215
33 min
TOTAL TIME
611
CALORIES
$1.07
PER SERVING
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Crumbl pecan pie cookies
Not Entirely Average

Butter Pecan Cookies

This vintage Butter Pecan Cookie recipe yields 18 melt-in-your-mouth cookies PERFECT for holiday gifting or hiding away all for yourself!
2
275
2 hr 50 min
TOTAL TIME
334
CALORIES
$0.76
PER SERVING
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Butter Pecan Cookies
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