Show Subscription Form




Frosted Pecan Butter Cookies Recipe

Publisher Photo
Lemon frosting gives my delicate cream-colored butter cookies a special zest. The citrusy hint of sunshine is extra welcome in winter, and crispy pecans fill every delicious bite.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + chilling Bake: 15 min.
MAKES:24 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + chilling Bake: 15 min.
MAKES: 24 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 3/4 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup cornstarch
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans
  • LEMON FROSTING:
  • 2-1/2 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon butter, melted
  • 1 to 2 drops yellow food coloring, optional

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (2 each) equals 196 calories, 10 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 22 mg cholesterol, 83 mg sodium, 26 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 1 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, cream butter and confectioners' sugar; beat in milk. Combine flour and cornstarch; gradually add to creamed mixture. Cover and refrigerate for 1 hour or until easy to handle.
  2. Roll dough into 1-in. balls. Dip each ball halfway into pecans. Place nut side down 2 in. apart on ungreased baking sheets. Flatten slightly. Bake at 350° for 13-15 minutes or until lightly browned. Remove to wire racks to cool. In a small bowl, combine frosting ingredients until smooth. Frost cooled cookies. Yield: 4 dozen.
Originally published as Frosted Pecan Butter Cookies in Country Woman Christmas Annual 2004, p45

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (2 each) equals 196 calories, 10 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 22 mg cholesterol, 83 mg sodium, 26 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 1 g protein.

Reviews for Frosted Pecan Butter Cookies

AVERAGE RATING
   (0)
RATING DISTRIBUTION
5 Star
 (0)
4 Star
 (0)
3 Star
 (0)
2 Star
 (0)
1 Star
 (0)
MY REVIEW
Please Log In or Join to add a rating and review.
Click stars to rate
""
Any changes to your rating or review will appear where you originally posted your review
Loading Image
Loading Image
Advertise with us
ADVERTISEMENT

Contests & Promotions

Contests & Promotions

Follow Us

Advertise with us ADVERTISEMENT
Advertise with us ADVERTISEMENT