50 States: 50 Cookies: Oklahoma

 

I love pecan pie. I always have. One of my other favorite cookies to make is a pecan tassie so I was very excited to make these. They did not disappoint. They are a great translation of pie into cookie.

Oklahoma: Pecan Pie Cookies (from Bob’s Red Mill United States of Cookies)

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 2 cups al-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 cup chopped pecans
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup dark chocolate chips, chopped
  • 1/3 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1 tsp vanilla
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. In a large mixer bowl combine butter, oil, sugar and powdered sugar. Beat until well combined, about 2 minutes. Add egg and vanilla extract and beat until combined.
  3. Add flour, baking powder, and salt. Mix just until combined. Scoop onto a lined or greased baking sheet about 2-3 inches apart.
  4. Dip a small cup into sugar and make an indention in each cookie to hold filling.
  5. Mix pecans, brown sugar, mini chocolate chips, heavy whipping cream and vanilla in a small bowl. Spoon filling into each cookie round.

     6.   Bake for 10-12 minutes or until golden brown around the edges. Cool on a wire rack.