Pecan Pie Cookie Recipe
Cookie: 3/4 c. butter (softened), 1 c. brown sugar (packed), 1 egg, 1 t. vanilla, 2 c. flour, 1 t. baking powder
Filling: 1 c. chopped pecans, 1/2 c. brown sugar (packed), 1/4 c. whipping cream, 1 t. vanilla, pinch of ginger, cinnamon, and cloves.
Instructions: Heat oven to 350 degrees.
For the dough, Cream together butter and sugar until fluffy. Add egg and vanilla and continue to mix until smooth.
Add baking powder and flour until incorporated.
For the filling, in a separate bowl, mix finely chopped pecans, brown sugar, and spices. Add heavy cream and vanilla.
Use a baking stone, or a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
Roll dough into 1 1/4 inch circles (this should make about 22 balls). Place on sheet. Press your thumb into the middle of each cookie and roll it around slightly to stretch the indention you have made.