My soft and chewy peanut butter pecan cookies are loaded with the classic peanut butter cookie flavor with delicious pecan chunks throughout the cookies! Top them with a whole pecan for more delicious pecan flavor in these buttery, addictively tasty cookies!
* Ingredients :
°1 c Butter
°1 C peanut butter
°1 cCup sugar
°1 cup light brown sugar (packaged)
°2 large eggs
°2 tsp vanilla extract
°1 ½ teaspoon baking soda
°1 teaspoon yeast
°¼ tsp salt
°2 ½ cups all-purpose flour
°1 cup pecans (crushed – plus reserved whole ½ cup for cookie tops, if desired)
Cream butter, peanut butter (smooth or chunky, almond butter works too), sugar and brown sugar in mix bowl.1 c butter, 1 c peanut butter, 1 c sugar, 1 c brown sugar
Add the eggs and vanilla extract then beat them in the butter, peanut butter and sugars.2 large eggs, 2 teaspoon vanilla extract
Add the baking soda, baking powder and salt and mix them with the wet ingredients. Stir in the flour until well incorporated into the cookie dough, then stir in the chopped pecans.
1 ½ tsp baking soda, 1 tsp baking powder, tsp salt, 2 ½ cup all-purpose flour, 1 cup pecansCover the bowl with plastic wrap and refrigerate for one hour.
Preheat your oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) and line a baking sheet (or two) with parchment paper.Portion the chilled dough using a tablespoon to make balls of cookie dough about 1 inch in size. Squeeze whole pecans into the top of cookie dough (if using) or make the usual peanut butter cookie pattern using the tines of a fork.
Bake Peanut Butter Pecan Cookies for 10-12 minutes or until golden around edges.Allow the baked cookies to cool slightly on the baking sheet, about 5 minutes, before transferring them to a cooling rack to cool completely.