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Baking Tuesday – Pecan Pie Cookies

Look at me…TWO posts in ONE day!!  A new record has been set, friends!!!  Really, this is my devoted attempt to get back on track!  Since I baked, I am not finding any excuse to NOT post today, ON TUESDAY!!  🙂

I found this recipe, once again, on Pinterest.  Be warned, I did my entire menu for the week from Pinterest recipes I wanted to try so, you are going to get your fair helping of it too!  These were 1. easy, 2. I always have every ingredient in the house and 3. if you love pecan pie, you are going to love these!

Make them now!!

Pecan Pie Cookies
adapted from Yum Sugar 

For Cookies:
1 cup firmly packed brown sugar
3/4 cup butter, softened
1 egg
1 tsp. vanilla
2 cups all-purpose flour
1 tsp. baking powder

For Filling:
1 cup chopped pecans
1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar
1/4 cup heavy whipping cream
1 teaspoon vanilla

  1. Heat oven to 350°F.
  2. Combine all cookie ingredients except flour and baking powder in large bowl.
  3. Beat at medium speed until creamy. Reduce speed to low; add flour and baking powder. Beat until well mixed.
  4. Shape dough into 1-1/4-inch balls.
  5. Place 2 inches apart onto ungreased cookie sheets.
  6. Make indentation in each cookie with thumb; rotate thumb to hollow out slightly.
  7. Combine all filling ingredients in small bowl; fill each cookie with 1 rounded tsp. filling.
  8. Bake for 8 to 12 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool 1 minute; remove from cookie sheets.
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