Friday, December 5, 2008

Double~Drizzle Pecan Cookies...

You know when you are at the cash register waiting to pay..and you just happen to peek in a magazine?
The cover of Taste of Home caught my eye recently..and I happened to see this recipe..
I didn't have time enough to peruse the little book and regretted not buying it..
Lo and behold..the recipe was on the internet.
I LOVE Google:)

They are really good..
Let's face it we amass holiday recipes..adding new ones every year..But the ones we try for the first time are not always very good.
I think these are..

Thanks to the web and Taste Of Home..Here is the recipe for you.
The cookie itself is good..imagine with the double drizzle:)

1/2 cup butter, softened
1-1/2 cups packed brown sugar
1 egg
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1-1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
1-1/4 cups chopped pecans, toasted
1/2 cup packed brown sugar
1/4 cup heavy whipping cream
1/2 cup confectioners' sugar
1 square (1 ounce) semisweet chocolate
1 tablespoon butter
In a large bowl, cream butter and brown sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in egg and vanilla. Combine the flour, baking powder and salt; gradually add to creamed mixture and mix well.
Shape dough into 1-in. balls; roll in pecans. Place 2 in. apart on ungreased baking sheets; flatten slightly. Bake at 350° for 8-10 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool for 2 minutes before removing to wire racks to cool completely.
In a small saucepan, bring brown sugar and cream to a boil. Remove from the heat; whisk in confectioners' sugar. Immediately drizzle over cookies.
In a small microwave-safe bowl, melt chocolate and butter; stir until smooth. Drizzle over cookies. Let stand until set. Store in an airtight container. Yield: about 3-1/2 dozen.
My notes..I yielded less..but mine may have been more than 1 inch balls..


  1. beautiful and long live google!

    baking day today?

  2. Monique, hooray for the internet.

    The cookies look fantastic and dribbled with chocolate AND caramel how could they not taste fantastic.

    Love the photos ...look like they have an interesting texture.

  3. They look delicious! I love the drizzles!

    Google is such a great thing!

  4. Have been looking for some new cookies for the season - these look yummy! Love all the drizzles..

  5. Drizzle away! They look and sound wonderful.