Irresistible Pecan Pie Cookies: A Sweet Twist on Classic Flavors


There’s something undeniably comforting about the aroma of freshly baked cookies, especially when they encapsulate the essence of a classic dessert like pecan pie. Our Pecan Pie Cookies offer a unique twist on traditional flavors, combining the rich, nutty taste of pecans with the sweet, caramel-like notes of brown sugar and corn syrup. These cookies are not only a treat for the taste buds but also a joy to bake. Whether you’re a seasoned baker or new to the kitchen, this recipe guides you through each step, ensuring a delightful experience and delectable results. So, let’s embark on this culinary adventure and create some unforgettable pecan pie cookies!


  • 1 prepared single pie crust (homemade or store-bought)
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup corn syrup
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup semi-sweet or milk chocolate chips (optional, for decoration)


  1. Preheat your oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit.
  2. In a large non-stick pan, combine melted butter, chopped pecans, brown sugar, corn syrup, eggs, and salt.
  3. Cook over medium-low heat until the mixture thickens to the consistency of pudding.
  4. Remove from heat and set aside.
  5. Unroll the pie crust and cut out circles using a 3-inch cookie cutter.
  6. Gently fold the edges of each circle slightly upwards.
  7. Spoon 1 tablespoon of the pecan mixture into each crust circle.
  8. Place the filled crusts on a parchment-lined baking sheet and bake for 8 minutes or until the filling sets.
  9. Remove from the oven and cool on a wire rack.

How to Prepare

  • Decorate your cookies by melting chocolate chips in a small Ziploc bag in the microwave for about 15 seconds.
  • Once melted, snip a tiny corner off the bag and drizzle chocolate over the cooled cookies.

Preparation Time

  • Total Time: Approximately 30 minutes (10 minutes prep, 20 minutes baking)


  • This recipe yields about 12-15 cookies.


  1. Can I use a homemade pie crust? Yes, a homemade pie crust works wonderfully for this recipe.
  2. How do I store these cookies? Store in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 3 days.
  3. Can I freeze these cookies? Absolutely! Freeze in a single layer, then transfer to a container for up to 3 months.
  4. Can I substitute the corn syrup? Honey or maple syrup can be used as alternatives.
  5. Are these cookies suitable for nut allergies? No, this recipe is not suitable for those with nut allergies.


Our Pecan Pie Cookies are more than just a recipe; they’re a journey into the heart of baking. With each bite, you’re transported to a world where the classic pecan pie meets the convenience and charm of cookies. This recipe is perfect for sharing with loved ones, serving at gatherings, or simply enjoying with a cup of tea. The process of making these cookies is as rewarding as the final product – a testament to the joys of baking. So, preheat your oven, gather your ingredients, and get ready to bake your way into the hearts of everyone who tastes these delightful Pecan Pie Cookies!