Cream Cheese Pecan Cookies
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Serves: 2 dozen
These egg-free cookies are easy to put together and simply delicious, despite the few ingredients.
  • 3 oz. cream cheese, softened
  • 1 stick butter, softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup flour
  • ½ cup pecans
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • ½ tsp. almond extract (optional)
  1. Pre heat oven to 350 degrees. Cream together cream cheese, butter and sugar until smooth.
  2. Add vanilla, flour and almond extract, if using.
  3. Stir together until incorporated. Toast (5 min in 350 degree oven) and chop pecans.
  4. Stir pecans into batter.
  5. Using 2 spoons or medium size scoop, place dough on parchment-lined cookie sheet, at least 2 inches apart.
  6. Bake 14-17 minutes until edges are slightly browned. Cool off of pan.
Recipe by momwithagoldenfork at