Easy Pecan Sandies

Butter, maple flavor and pecans mix with time-saving cookie mix to make a classic holiday cookie.

  • Prep Time 40 min
  • Total Time 40 min
  • Servings 36

Ingredients

1
pouch (1 lb 1.5 oz) Betty Crocker™ sugar cookie mix
1/2
cup butter or margarine, softened
1
egg
1/4
cup Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
3/4
cup finely chopped toasted pecans
1
teaspoon vanilla
1/2
teaspoon maple flavor
1/4
cup sugar
Coarse white sparkling sugar, if desired

  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. In large bowl, stir all ingredients except 1/4 cup sugar until dough forms.
  • 2 Roll dough into 1-inch balls; roll balls in 1/4 cup sugar. Place 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheet; press each with bottom of glass to flatten slightly.
  • 3 Bake 9 to 11 minutes or until edges are light golden brown. Cool 1 minute; remove from cookie sheet to wire rack. Sprinkle with sparkling sugar.

Expert Tips

Toast nuts in shallow pan in 350ºF oven about 5 to 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until golden brown.

To soften butter, microwave unwrapped butter in glass bowl or measuring cup uncovered on High 10 to 20 seconds.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Cookie
Calories
110
(
Calories from Fat
50),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
6g
6%
(Saturated Fat
1 1/2g,
1 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
15mg
15%;
Sodium
50mg
50%;
Total Carbohydrate
13g
13%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
8g
8%
),
Protein
1g
1%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.