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pecan shortbread cookies stacked on pie pan with cookie crumbs around, a cookie behind, flours, and glass of milk

Slice and Bake Pecan Shortbread Cookies

4.34 from 9 votes
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Refrigeration 12 hours
Total Time: 12 hours 25 minutes
Buttery, nutty, easy to make, and so delicious! That's the only way to truly describe these Slice and Bake Pecan Shortbread Cookies. Truly perfect for any and every occasion!


  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • ¾ teaspoon salt
  • ½ cup sugar
  • 1 ⅛ cups unsalted butter
  • ¾ cup roasted pecans


  • Combine flour, salt, and sugar in the bowl of a stand mixer.
  • Add butter.
  • Mix on low speed until crumbly, about 1 minute.
  • Add pecans.
  • Continue to mix until it comes together, about 1 minute.
  • Turn out onto parchment paper.
  • Roll into a log.
  • Roll up in parchment.
  • Cover with plastic wrap.
  • Refrigerate overnight.
  • Heat oven to 375 degrees F.
  • Line 2 baking sheets with parchment paper. Set aside.
  • Slice dough into 1/4" rounds.
  • Place on prepared pans.
  • Bake for 12-15 minutes, until just starting to color.


Serving: 1cookieCalories: 137kcalCarbohydrates: 11gProtein: 1gFat: 10gSaturated Fat: 5gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 3gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 20mgSodium: 66mgPotassium: 25mgFiber: 1gSugar: 4gVitamin A: 238IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 6mgIron: 1mg

Nutritional information is only an estimate. The accuracy of the nutritional information for any recipe on this site is not guaranteed.