If you are ready to make these delicious treats, first preheat your oven to 350°F. Still to come are the bolder flavours, like dark chocolate and peppermint, candied orange peel and rum. Pure vanilla and softened butter. A buttery, brown-sugar-rich shortbread dough, nestled under a pecan half. For now, however, these cookies are the perfect warm up to the 12 days of holiday baking projects. These Butter Pecan Cookies are a Swedish classic! Toasted pecans. These are our transitional ingredients as we head into fall baking season. So easy. #cookies #pecans #swedish #butter #brownsugar #baking #easy #christmas #holidays Cookie Making Tips. Only 6 ingredients! Maple syrup. They’ll make you feel so cozy! They are perfect for cookie plates or to enjoy with some coffee or milk. Now that the weather is getting cool and the days are getting shorter, I find myself craving foods that make me feel warm and cozy. Chilling the dough allows the butter to solidify which results in a chunky, thick and chewy cookie.If you bake these butter pecan cookies immediately after preparing the dough, the taste will be good but, they spread and become thin and crispy. How to make Easy Butter Pecan Cookies. Butter Pecan Cookies: Meltingly soft, & infused with warm brown sugar, toasty browned butter, & crunchy nuts. For the best result, this cookie dough needs to be chilled before baking. The ingredients are simple and include unsalted butter, light brown sugar, granulated sugar, eggs, vanilla extract, baking soda, salt, all-purpose flour, and toasted pecans.