Quick Butter Pecan Cookies

Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 26 mins

With only FOUR ingredients, this is a keeper. I got this from Quick Cooking.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a mixing bowl, cream butter and pudding mix.
  2. Gradually beat in flour.
  3. Fold in pecans.
  4. Roll into 1 1/2-inch balls.
  5. Place balls 2-inches apart on greased baking sheets.
  6. Flatten to 1/2-inch with a greased glass.
  7. Bake at 375 degrees Fahrenheit for 10 to 13 minutes or until light golden brown.
  8. Remove to wire racks.


Most Helpful

I won't rate this with stars due to the fact that I took it upon myself to experiment with this recipe. I tried it with sugarfree pudding and it was not successful. I just wanted to note this as an FYI to those who might try it. They were dry to the extreme. My bad, but I thought it was worth a try. :)

Cinda Lu February 03, 2012

Delicious cookie and so easy to make! I subbed light margarine since that's what we keep on hand. I'm not sure if it made a difference, but I also used a regular cook & serve pudding since that's what we had in the pantry. The cookies were great, tasted like a shortbread. Thanks for posting!

StacyMD187373 March 06, 2008

I must say,I was skeptical about this recipe. No eggs, no sugar? They were fabulous! My husband and sons agreed. I will just double this recipe from now on.The pudding will now be my "secret". They're light, buttery and melt in your mouth!

DLFoodie September 28, 2007

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