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Flying W Pecan Cookies

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
    about 6-1/2 dozen


  • 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


  • 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.
  • Roll into 1-in. balls; place 2 in. apart on ungreased baking sheets.
  • Bake at 350° for 9-11 minutes or until set. Cool for 3 minutes before removing to wire racks.
Nutrition Facts
2 each: 146 calories, 9g fat (3g saturated fat), 18mg cholesterol, 154mg sodium, 15g carbohydrate (8g sugars, 1g fiber), 2g protein.
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  • iamcarrie
    Oct 21, 2011

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

  • mwilson101
    Feb 1, 2011

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

  • LostTime
    Feb 18, 2007

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