Thursday, November 4, 2010

Blog Hop Cookie Recipe

Double-Drizzle Pecan Cookies

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 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 1/4 cups chopped pecans, toasted

Carmel Drizzle
1/2 cup packed brown sugar
1/4 cup heavy whipping cream
1/2 cup confectioners sugar

Chocolate Drizzle
1 square (1 ounce) semi-sweet chocolate
1 tablespoon butter

In a large mixing 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 inch balls; roll in pecans.  Place 2 inches apart on ungreased baking sheets.  Flatten slightly.  Bake
at 350 degrees for 9 - 10 minutes or until lightly browned.  Cool for 2 minutes before removing to a wire rack to cool

Carmel Drizzle:
In a small saucepan, bring brown sugar and cream to a boil.  Remove from heat; whisk in confectioners sugar.  Immediately
drizzle over cookies.

Chocolate Drizzle:
In a small microwave safe bowl, melt chocolate and butter.  Stir until smooth.  Drizzle over the cookies.  Let stand until set.
Store in an airtight container.

Yield: about 3 - 3 1/2 dozen cookies.


  1. Oh those cookies look wonderful! And what an adorable project - thank you!

  2. The picture of your cookie recipe really got my attention! I shall be adding this one to my xmas cookie list. Thank you!!

  3. I love your block!!!! It reminds me of when I was a little girl growing up near Valley Forge, PA. And the cookies sound to die for. Can't wait to make them. Thank You for all the goodies!!!!!!

  4. Wonderful looking cookies and very nice project!!! I can see using my wools for this one! Thank you for participating!

  5. How wonderful an idea - and I don't have to fight any traffic. I also used to do fondue for Christmas Eve. Love the cookie recipe and can't wait to try it. Love the pattern with the red truck - glad it is coming to my house.

    Judy B

  6. The cookies sound wonderful. I'm heading to a quilt retreat next weekend, and they're coming with me.

  7. The cookies are wonderful. Just made them this morning. Taking them out to the girls at the rug hooking retreat Wednesday.
    Next the sweet project you gave us.

    thank you so much

  8. Oh thanks for sharing the pattern and the cookies look wonderful

  9. Deb the cookie picture looks fantastic! Great job on the blog!!!

  10. Lovely yummy cookies! Thank you for the great project and recipe. ~Kathleen

  11. These cookies are amazing! And, I love your project. What a fun! Thank you for sharing them. Have a wonderful holiday.