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Crisp Butter Pecan Cookies

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 30 min.


about 2 dozen

These crisp shortbread-like cookies from Sharon Crider are wonderful with a cup of coffee. "They're delicious and so easy to make."-Sharon Crider, Juction City, Kansas
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  • 3/4 cup butter, softened
  • 1 package (3.4 ounces) instant butterscotch pudding mix
  • 1-1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans


  1. In a small bowl, beat butter and pudding mix until smooth. Gradually beat in flour. Fold in pecans. Roll into 1-1/2-in. balls.
  2. Place 2 in. apart on greased baking sheets; flatten to 1/2 in. with the bottom of a glass coated with cooking spray.
  3. Bake at 375° for 10-13 minutes or until light golden brown. Remove from pans to wire racks.

Nutrition Facts

2 each: 211 calories, 15g fat (7g saturated fat), 31mg cholesterol, 241mg sodium, 18g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 1g fiber), 2g protein.

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