Slice n Bake Butter Pecan Cookies

May 29, 2017
Slice n Bake Butter Pecan Cookies: Table for Seven

Soft, buttery cookies loaded with pecans!

Slice n Bake Butter Pecan Cookies: Table for Seven

It's a bit of a rare occurrence that cookies are baked in my house and they are not of the chocolate chip or peanut butter variety.

We do have the occasional fruit flavored, however, I do love a good butter cookies, and these seem to fit the bill perfectly.

These cookies were originally shared here on Table for Seven back in 2012.  I believe about 10 people checked them out and the pictures were bad. Really bad.  I actually removed the label from the them and hid them from my recipe index for quite a while.  The whole post was really embarrassing.

The cookies were good. The post? Not so much.

It's too bad so many missed out on these the first time around. They are really a delicious cookie! Soft, buttery and packed with pecans. These are also slice n bake cookies.

After mixing your dough, you form it into a log and wrap in plastic wrap. Then, store it in your refrigerator for at least 3 hours to get firm.  Then, slice them up and bake your cookies. The nice thing is you can store the dough for longer than 3 hours, even overnight, until you are ready to bake the cookies.

You can also slice the dough as thick or thin as you like. Mine are sliced about 1 1/2 inch at that is what the below cook time is based on.  If you slice them thinner or thicker, adjust your baking time accordingly.

A simple classic!

Slice n Bake Butter Pecan Cookies: Table for Seven


Slice n Bake Butter Pecan Cookies
Slice n Bake Butter Pecan Cookies
by Table for Seven
Prep Time: 03:00
Cook Time: 00:15
Ingredients (approx 16-18 cookies)
  • 1 cup (2 sticks) butter, softened
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans
Instructions
In a bowl, combine the butter, sugar, and vanilla., Beat the mixture until it is smooth. Scrape down the sides of the bowl with a rubber spatula.
Add the flour and nuts. Continue mixing until the dough looks like moist pebbles, then turn off the mixer.
Squeeze dough together with your hands and form into a log. Wrap with plastic wrap and chill in refrigerator for at least 3 hours or until you are ready to bake.
After dough is chilled, unwrap and cut into 1-2 inch slices.
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray cooking sheet with non stick cooking spray or cover with parchment paper.
Place sliced cookies on cooking sheet.
Bake 15-16 minutes or until edges are brown.

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