7 Pecan Cookie Recipes to Bake Now

If you’re from the south like I am, it’s MANDATORY to like pecans (pee-cans in the deep south).

Pecan Pie is a Thanksgiving requirement.
Pecan Divinity is a Christmas staple.
Adding pecans to salads, or embellishing sweet potato souffles and other dishes, simply takes the recipe rating up 42 notches on the delish-scale.

Cookies are no exception.

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After searching for the best options in pecan cookie-baking, here are seven mouth-watering cookie recipes for you to try by folks who know what they’re doing in the kitchen!

In honor of National Pecan Cookie Day, and because… cookies!

1 – Sally’s Baking Addiction‘s Butter Pecan Cookies are, in their own words, “Buttery, soft ‘n chewy cookies exploding with toasted pecans and brown sugar flavor.” My mouth is watering already!

2 – Just a Pinch‘s Jennifer Jones shared her grandmothers’ recipe for Coconut Pecan Cookies.
These award-winning moist and chewy cookies are a combo of Pecan Sandies and Snickerdoodles. With a tall glass of cold milk is how I’ll take mine!


3 – Robyn from Add a Pinch has tempted us all with her recipe for Salted Caramel Pecan Cookies. Robyn describes these tasty morsels as the “perfect blend of buttery salted caramel and nutty flavor of the pecan pieces.” Oh. My. Word. Yum.

4 – Randy’s Sandies are so light, you won’t want to quit nibbling. They melt in your mouth, and we love them warm right from the oven. Head over to our Resource Page to find the recipe, or you can find it by clicking here.

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5 – These Chocolate Chip Pecan Cookies are a favorite at Kristen’s Kitchen according to Midwest Living‘s blog, who says they’re “crisp on the outside, cakey on the inside.” If you live by the mantra that everything is better with chocolate, this might be your first choice!


6 – Sherri from Watch Learn Eat has created a delicious treat that will delight cookie monsters everywhere with her Oatmeal Coconut Pecan Cookies!

7 – Holly at Spend with Pennies describes her Pecan Pie Cookies as having a “thin flaky crust with a layer of the amazing nutty caramely pecan pie filling we love so much!” Ooey, gooey, yummy deliciousness! Try them warm with a scoop of vanilla!


I’m so glad to begin autumn and this holiday season with these yummy, nutty options to have on hand for guests and nights by the fire.

Pick your faves and get ready to bake, bake, bake!

Make sure to post your comments below, and also please post your cookie pics on our FB page!

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