Butter Pecan Cookies

Any recipe that starts with “butter” can only be awesome. Add in pecans and you’ve hit cookie nirvana. I got turned on to the idea of making a pecan cookie last week when my friend over at Rumbly in My Tumbly made some Pecan Sandies. I always get great ideas from her and the cookies looked delicious, but they were a rolled dough and since I just made some rolled cookies a couple of days ago, I was looking for something that wouldn’t require me busting out my big red rolling-pin again.  I have a Costco sized bag of pecans sitting in my baking cupboard just begging to be used and this recipe sounded just perfect. A butter filled, airy pecan delight. [Read more…]

Turtles

Turtles (so named because of their cute turtle shape) are delicious. You can buy a box of them for about $20. Or, you can make them yourself for WAY less without much effort at all. Today I used up the remainder of a bag of caramels, and only had pecan pieces (which I just made little piles of and put the caramel on top) so this batch does not totally look like turtles…but you get the idea.  [Read more…]

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