Crispy Praline Cookies


Looking for a holiday cookie with just the right balance of flavor and nostalgia? Try these Crispy Praline Cookies, because they're the biggest crowd pleasers we've ever prepared. When making yours, be sure to let the butter sit at room temperature for several hours. You could also soften it in the microwave at HIGH for 10 to 20 seconds, just be sure not to melt it!

Best Cookies Recipes: Crispy Praline Cookies Recipes
Photo: Southern Living
2 dozen


  • 1 cup all-purpose flour

  • 1 cup firmly packed dark brown sugar

  • 1 large egg

  • 1 cup chopped pecans

  • 1/2 cup butter, softened

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract


  1. Stir together all ingredients in a large bowl, blending well. Drop cookie dough by tablespoonfuls onto ungreased baking sheets.

  2. Bake at 350° for 13 to 15 minutes. Cool on baking sheets 1 minute; remove cookies to wire racks to cool completely.

  3. Crispy Praline-Chocolate Chip Cookies: Add 1 cup semisweet chocolate morsels; bake as directed.

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