A delicious buttery cookie with just enough pecans!



  1. Preheat oven to 350°.
  2. Bake pecans in a single layer in a shallow pan 6 to 8 minutes or until toasted and fragrant, stirring halfway through.
  3. Beat butter and sugar until fluffy.
  4. Gradually add flour and salt, beating just until blended.
  5. Stir in pecans and vanilla.
  6. Divide dough in half, and shape each portion into 2 (1 1/4-inch-thick) logs (about 12 inches long).
  7. Wrap in parchment paper, and cover and chill 1 hour or until firm.
  8. Now preheat oven to 325°.
  9. Cut logs into 1/4-inch-thick rounds, and place 1/2 inch apart on parchment paper-lined baking sheets.
  10. Bake for 18 to 20 minutes or until lightly golden.
  11. Let cool and enjoy!