Tasty Treat Tuesday: Pecan Pie Cookies

Pecan Pies can be pretty pricey to buy in the stores right now.  These cookies are a great alternative that you can make at home.  These are also easier to freeze and pull out individual servings as needed.  Yum!  Thanks Celebration Generation!

Here’s what you need to make these:

for the cookies:

  • 3/4 cup butter, room temperature
  • 1 cup light brown sugar, firmly packed
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 2 cups flour
  •  1tsp baking powder
  • 1 cup chopped pecans

for the filling:

  • ½ cup light brown sugar, firmly packed
  • 1/4 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  •  Pinch each of ginger, cinnamon, and/or cloves – optional*

Here’s how to make them -> Pecan Pie Cookies Tutorial