Pecan Pie Cookies
- 2/3 cup light brown sugar, firmly packed
- ½ cup unsalted butter, softened
- 1 large egg
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1-1/3 cups all-purpose flour
- ¾ teaspoon baking powder
- ¾ cup pecans, finely chopped
- 1/3 cup light brown sugar, firmly packed
- 2-½ tablespoons heavy whipping cream
- ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
- Preheat oven to 350°F. Line cookie sheets with waxed paper and set aside.
- Cream butter on medium speed for about 3 minutes or until smooth and creamy. Beat in sugar until fully incorporated. Continue beating for another 3 minutes or until mixture is light and fluffy. Beat in egg, followed by vanilla, until well-blended.
- Sift together flour and baking powder. Reduce speed to low. Beat into butter mixture in 3 to 4 additions, beating for an additional minute after adding each portion.
- Gather dough into a ball and roll into a two logs. Slice each log into 12 pieces. Shape each slice of dough into a ball and arrange onto prepared baking sheets, about 2 inches apart. Press down the center of each ball to form an indentation. Set aside.
- Combine together chopped pecans, light brown sugar, cream and vanilla. Spoon about 1 teaspoon of filling mixture into the indentations on each cookie dough.
- Bake cookies for about 10 to 12 minutes or until edges are crisp and golden-brown. Remove baking sheets from oven and allow cookie to cool on sheets for 2 to 3 minutes. Transfer onto wire racks and allow to cool completely.
- Makes about 24 to 30 cookies.
- For variation, fill indentations in each cookie dough with filling and re-roll dough into a ball. Place on a cookie sheets and flatten using the tines of a fork dipped in sifted confectioners’ sugar. Bake and cool cookies as per recipe directions.
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