Flying W Pecan Cookies Recipe
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Flying W Pecan Cookies Recipe

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I named these cookies after the ranch I own. They are crisp and sweet with a nice nutty crunch and a hint of almond.—Jim Wyche, Odessa, Texas
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:39 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES: 39 servings


  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 3/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon almond extract
  • 2-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups chopped pecans

Nutritional Facts

2 each: 146 calories, 9g fat (3g saturated fat), 18mg cholesterol, 154mg sodium, 15g carbohydrate (8g sugars, 1g fiber), 2g protein.


  1. In a large bowl, cream butter and sugars. Beat in the egg and extracts. Combine the flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt; gradually add to creamed mixture. Stir in pecans.
  2. Roll into 1-in. balls; place 2 in. apart on ungreased baking sheets.
  3. Bake at 350° for 9-11 minutes or until set. Cool for 3 minutes before removing to wire racks. Yield: about 6-1/2 dozen.
Originally published as Flying W Pecan Cookies in Taste of Home April/May 2004, p49

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MY REVIEW User ID: 1434071 131622
Reviewed Oct. 21, 2011

"Very good! The almond extract really gives the cookies a good flavor,"

mwilson101 User ID: 1272496 138924
Reviewed Feb. 1, 2011

"What a terrific, chewy, yummy cookie!!! Now a family favorite!"

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