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Cream Cheese Pecan Cookies Recipe

Cream Cheese Pecan Cookies Ingredients

  • Cream Cheese Pecan Cookies Recipe
    Cream Cheese Pecan Cookies Recipe

    3/4 cup butter, softened

  • 1 (3-ounce) package cream cheese, softened
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 3/4 cup firmly packed light brown sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 cups pecan pieces, toasted
  • 1/4 cup cream cheese, softened
  • 2 tablespoons powdered sugar
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons milk

How to make Cream Cheese Pecan Cookies

  • Beat butter and 3 ounces cream cheese at medium speed with an electric mixer until creamy; gradually add sugars, beating until light and fluffy. Add eggs, 1 at a time, beating until blended after each addition.
  • Combine flour, baking powder, and salt; add to butter mixture, beating well. Stir in vanilla and pecans. Cover and chill 1 hour.
  • Drop dough by rounded tablespoonfuls 2″ apart onto ungreased baking sheets. Bake at 350° for 10 to 12 minutes or until edges are golden. Cool 2 minutes on baking sheets; remove to wire racks to cool.
  • Beat or whisk together softened cream cheese, powdered sugar, and milk until smooth. Drizzle glaze over cookies. Let stand 1 hour or until set.
  • Cream Cheese Pecan Cookies is ready to serve.

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