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Pecan Dream Cookies

Alysa Bajenaru
My all-time favorite Christmas cookie recipe.


  • 1 cup butter
  • 5 Tbsp. sugar
  • 2 cups flour use gluten-free all-purpose or Cup 4 Cup flour for gluten-free version
  • 1 Tbsp. vanilla
  • 2 cups minced pecans
  • Sifted powdered sugar for rolling


  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  • In mixer, cream together butter and sugar.
  • Add in flour, vanilla and pecans. Mix well.
  • Roll in small balls and place on parchment-lined baking sheet.
  • Bake for 8-10 minutes.
  • While still hot, roll cookies in powdered sugar (be careful, they are delicate!)
  • Cool, then roll cookies again.