Classic Pecan Sandies

Homemade Pecan Sandies!


Words alone can not justifiably describe the irresistible taste and texture of these delicious homemade cookies. One must bake them, smell them, and taste them to truly understand. To add a cocoa flavor to these cookies, combine ¼ cup of unsweetened cocoa powder to the flour.

ingredients for pecan sandies


Pecans 1½ cups
Unsalted butter, softened ½ cup or 1 stick
Confectioners’ sugar, sifted ¼ cup
Light brown sugar, packed 1/3 cup
Egg yolk 1 large
All purpose flour 1½ cups
Salt ¼ tsp





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I adapted this recipe for pecan sandies from Mom’s Big Book of Cookies written by Lauren Chattman and published by The Harvard Common Press, 2006.