• Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Cooking Time:
  • Serves: 12 cookies

Unsalted Butter Pecan Cookies for Tea Time

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Category: Kids, Gifts, Cookies

 Ingredients List

  • ¾ cup pecans
  • ½ cup (1 stick) unsalted butter at room temperature
  • â…“ cup sugar (plus more for coating)
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • â…› teaspoon fine sea salt
  • 1 cup all purpose flour


Preheat over to 350.

On a baking sheet, toast pecans about 6 minutes, or until fragrant. Let cool, finely chop.

With an electric mixer, cream butter and â…“ cup sugar until light, about 1 minute.

Beat in salt, vanilla, and flour, scraping down sides of bowl, just until dough comes together. Fold in pecans.

Separate dough into 12 pieces; squeeze down to shape into balls.

Roll in sugar. Place 3 inches apart, on a baking sheet. Gently flatten with the bottom of a glass (reshape sides if necessary).

Sprinkle with sugar.

Bake until golden brown, rotating halfway through, about 15 minutes.

Cool cookies on a wire tack.

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