Brown Sugar Pecan Slice and Bake Cookies


  • 1 Cups Unsalted Butter
  • 1/2 Cup Light Brown Sugar
  • 2 tsp Vanilla Extract
  • 2 Cups All Purpose Flour
  • 1 Cup Pecans, Chopped
  • Garnish:
  • 1 Egg (egg wash)
  • 1 Cup Sugar Crystals


  1. In a small saucepan, melt butter until it is a light golden color
  2. Allow the butter to cool completely
  3. In a mixing bowl with paddle attachment, mix together cooled brown butter, light brown sugar and vanilla extract
  4. Add in flour and pecans
  5. Mix until all ingredients are combined and have come together
  6. Remove the dough from the bowl and light knead it until it comes together into a ball
  7. Divide the dough in half and roll each half into a log
  8. Lightly egg wash the log and roll in sugar crystals to cover the outside
  9. Place the log on wax paper and roll up, pressing firm to create a package
  10. Twist the end of the wax paper to seal it shut
  11. Refrigerate the dough until ready to bake
  12. Baking Instructions:
  13. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F
  14. Remove the dough from the refrigerator and slice the cookies into 1/4 inch thick pieces
  15. Place the cookies onto a parchment lined baking sheet
  16. Bake for 8-10 minutes or until cookies is a light golden color
  17. *Egg Wash:
Whisk one egg in a bowl and add a splash of water