One of my favorite things about fall is the food, especially the pies. So many pies are in season and available: pumpkin, sweet potato, apple, and pecan, perhaps the best of them all.
Recently, I found a way to jam-pack all of that pecan pie flavor in something a little easier to make: pecan pie cookies! They’re just as delicious, and done in no time.
What you’ll need is:
- 1 cup butter, separated into 3/4 cup and 1/4 cup, softened
- 1/2 cup confectioners’ sugar
- 3 tbsp. light corn syrup
- 3/4 cup finely chopped pecans
- 2 cups all-purpose flour
- 1 tsp. baking powder
- 1 cup brown sugar, packed
- 1 egg
- 1 tsp. vanilla extract
Melt 1/4 cup butter in a saucepan. Stir in confectioners’ sugar and corn syrup, and stir until sugar dissolves. Bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring often, and add pecans.
Refrigerate for 30 minutes to chill this mixture thoroughly. In the meantime, preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
Sift flour and baking powder in a bowl and set aside. Beat brown sugar, 3/4 cup butter, egg, and vanilla until mixture is creamy (roughly 2 minutes). Gradually beat in flour mixture until combined. Then…
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These are great covered in powdered sugar, caramel drizzle, or chocolate syrup, and of course they’re amazing on their own. I just can’t get enough!