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Pecan Pie Cookies
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Pecan Pie Cookies

Pecan Pie Cookies are made of buttery shortbread cookies topped with sweet pecan pie filling and a dark chocolate drizzle.
Course Cookies, Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Pecan Pie Cookies
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 16 cookies
Calories 267kcal
Author Catalina Castravet

Ingredients

Cookies:

  • 3/4 cup unsalted butter softened
  • 1 cup white granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 egg
  • 2 cups self-rising flour
  • 1/4 cup finely ground almonds

Filling:

  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter melted
  • 1/2 cup pecans chopped
  • 1/3 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup corn syrup
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt

Topping:

  • 1/4 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.

Filling:

  • Combine butter, pecans, brown sugar, corn syrup, salt, and eggs into a medium saucepan, over medium-low heat.
  • Stir constantly just until thickened. Remove from heat and set aside.

Cookies:

  • In a large bowl cream together with a hand mixer or stand mixer, the butter and sugar.
  • Beat in the egg, and vanilla extract.
  • Add the flour and ground almonds to the butter mixture and mix just until combined.
  • Roll dough into a bit larger than 1" balls and place them on an ungreased baking sheet covered with parchment paper. Slightly press cookies down into a flat, thick disk, they should be 2 inches apart one from each other.
  • Spoon 1 tablespoon of the pecan pie mixture onto each cookie.
  • Bake for 8-10 minutes or until filling is just set.
  • Remove from the oven and cool on a wire rack.
  • Once the cookies have cooled, melt the chocolate chips and drizzle on top of the cookies.
  • Cool until set and serve.

Nutrition

Calories: 267kcal | Carbohydrates: 25g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 18g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 55mg | Sodium: 145mg | Potassium: 69mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 12g | Vitamin A: 428IU | Calcium: 22mg | Iron: 1mg