Last Updated on June 27, 2023 by My Back Kitchen
Pecan Crispy Cookies hold a special place in our family’s recipe collection, and we’re delighted to share this beloved treat with you. Passed down through generations, originating from the matriarch of our family Louise, these cookies are a testament to the love and traditions that have shaped our family. The irresistible combination of the buttery, crispy texture and the rich flavor of pecans makes each bite a moment of pure delight.
As you bake these cookies and share them with your own family, we hope they bring you the same joy and warmth they have brought to ours. Enjoy the sweet memories and the delicious taste of these Pecan Crispy Cookies, knowing that they are a cherished family treasure that has been passed on for generations. For more delectable cookie options, we invite you to try our delightful Cowboy Cookies or our irresistible Chocolate Chip Pecan Cookies. Enjoy!
Pecan Crispy Cookies
- 1/2 cup shortening
- 1/2 cup butter softened
- 2 1/2 cup light brown sugar
- 2 large eggs
- 2 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
- 1/2 tsp. baking soda
- 1/4 tsp. unsalted butter
- 1 cup pecans coarsely chopped
- 1 cup pecans halves
- 1 tsp. vanilla extract
- In a large bowl, combine all dry ingredients and set aside. In another bowl, combine the shortening , butter, vanilla and brown sugar and mix until light and fluffy. Add in eggs, one at a time beating well after each addition. Stir in all dry ingredients into the butter mixture. Stir in the chopped pecans. Using a cookie scoop or tablespoon, drop dough onto a lightly greased cookie sheet. Gently press 1 pecan half into each mound of dough. Bake at 350 degrees for 9 -12 minutes. Cookies should be a light golden brown. Remove immediately onto a wire rack to cool.