Pecan Shortbread Cookies

Georgia Grown


  • 1 Cup salted butter
  • 1 Cups confectioner’s sugar
  • 1 Teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 Cups all purpose flour
  • 1 Tablespoon milk
  • ½ Cup toasted and finely chopped pecans


  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. With a handheld or stand mixer, beat butter, sugar and vanilla until light and fluffy.
  3. Add flour and mix until crumbly.
  4. Add pecans and milk, mixing just until mixture comes together.
  5. Turn out onto floured surface, and roll into a log. Slice into ¼ inch slices.
  6. Bake about 15 minutes or until golden. Let cool completely.

Serve as is, or create sandwich cookies with pecan butter and your favorite jelly.

Did you know?

Pecans contain more than 19 vitamins and minerals.

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