Feed Your Sweet Tooth With Pecan Shortbread Cookies

These easy pecan shortbread cookies take just 35 minutes and are so divine. You can prepare them during any time of the year and still not get bored.


  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cups coarsely chopped pecans
  • 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1 1/4 sticks unsalted butter at room temperature
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon allspice
  • 1/2 cup confectioners’ sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • pinch cloves
  • pinch nutmeg


  1. Start by setting the oven to 350 F degrees. Prepare a baking sheet and cook the pecans until they get a light brown color.
  2. Combine the confectioners’ sugar, vanilla, salt, and butter together. Start mixing with an electric mixer to achieve a soft, fluffy consistency.
  3. Mix the nutmeg, allspice, cinnamon, and cloves in a bowl. Add the flour and mix again.
  4. Start pouring the flour mix in the butter mix slowly while also beating with the mixer.
  5. Next, include the pecans as well. This is when your dough is done.
  6. Use a roller to get a 1 1/2-inch thick dough and use parchment paper to wrap it.
  7. Place it in the freezer for 1 hour and when it’s done cut the dough into round shapes.
  8. Place the pecan shortbread cookies on a baking sheet and bake them for 10 minutes.