Healthy Meal Prep
Pecan Shortbread Cookies Recipe

Pecan Shortbread Cookies


These tender pecan shortbread cookies make an easy, just-sweet-enough dessert to gift or serve at holiday parties.


  • 1 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 1 cup sifted confectioners' sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon cream of tartar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup chopped pecans


  1. Preheat the oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C).
  2. Cream butter, oil, white sugar, and confectioners' sugar together in a large bowl using an electric mixer until smooth. Beat in eggs, 1 at a time. Stir in vanilla extract.
  3. Combine flour, baking soda, cream of tartar, and salt in a separate bowl. Stir gradually into the butter mixture. Stir in pecans.
  4. Roll dough into 1-inch balls and place onto ungreased cookie sheets, about 2 inches apart.
  5. Bake in the preheated oven until edges are golden, 12 to 14 minutes.
  6. Remove from cookie sheets and cool completely on wire racks, 20 to 30 minutes.

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Nutritional Information

Pecan Shortbread Cookies

Servings Per Recipe: 60
Calories: 126.4
% Daily Value *
protein: 3 %
carbohydrates: 4 %
exchange other carbs:
dietary fiber: 2 %
fat: 13 %
saturated fat: 13 %
cholesterol: 5 %
vitamin a iu: 2 %
niacin equivalents: 6 %
vitamin b6: 1 %
vitamin c:
folate: 4 %
iron: 3 %
magnesium: 2 %
potassium: 1 %
sodium: 3 %
thiamin: 8 %
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*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
**Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
(-)Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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