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Pecan Pie Cookies
  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 2 hr 20 min
  • Servings 24

Pecan Pie lovers, this cookie is for you! These must-try morsels are perfect for autumn, holiday parties and everything in between. ...MORE+ LESS-

Cheeky Kitchen Cheeky Kitchen
October 16, 2017

Ingredients

1
roll (16.5 oz.) Pillsbury™ refrigerated sugar cookies
1/3
cup flour
1/3
cup coconut pecan frosting (from 15.5 oz container)
1/4
cup chopped pecans
2
tablespoons brown sugar
24
pecan halves
1/3
cup chocolate chips

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F. Line 2 large cookie sheets with cooking parchment paper.
  • 2
    In medium bowl, break up cookie dough. Stir or knead in flour until well mixed. Shape dough into 24 (about 1 1/2-inch) balls. Place balls 2 inches apart on cookie sheets. With thumb or back of rounded measuring teaspoon dipped in flour, make 1 1/4-inch indentation in center of each ball with finger.
  • 3
    In small bowl, stir frosting, chopped pecans and brown sugar, until well mixed. Spoon about 1/2 teaspoon frosting mixture into center of each cookie.
  • 4
    Bake 10 to 13 minutes, or until edges are light golden brown. Immediately press pecan half into the center of each cookie. Cool 2 minutes on cookie sheet. Remove to cooling rack. Cool completely, about 30 minutes.
  • 5
    In small microwavable bowl, microwave chocolate chips on High 30 to 60 seconds, stirring every 15 seconds until melted. Spoon chocolate into a 1-quart food safe plastic storage bag; cut off small corner of bag. Drizzle onto cookies. Let stand 1 hour until chocolate is set.
 

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
140
Calories from Fat
60
% Daily Value
Total Fat
7g
11%
Saturated Fat
2g
10%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
70mg
3%
Potassium
30mg
1%
Total Carbohydrate
19g
6%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
10g
Protein
1g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
0%
0%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
More About This Recipe
  • To share, or not to share? That is the question.

    Quick! Pumpkin pie or pecan pie?

    If you just said “duh, pecan pie” then we’re all like “no kidding!” And also, “COOKIES FOR YOU!”

    Specifically, PECAN PIE COOKIES FOR YOU. PECAN PIE COOKIES FOR ME. PECAN PIE COOKIES

    FOR PRESIDENT. (Or at least for dinner, dessert, and midnight snackaging. Autumn just requires such.)



    Whether you decide to share or not share, just try this clever little cookie. It’s as good as…well…pecan pie!

    Brooke blogs at Cheeky Kitchen, where she shares crazy simple, healthy family recipes. She joined Tablespoon to share some of her best, so keep an eye on Brooke's profile to see what she cooks up next!

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