Pecan Cookies

Pecan Cookies is an easy and quick recipe for delicious cookies similar to the famous “Pecan Sandies” The difference is that these are healthier. They are a low calories, low fat, low cholesterol, low sodium, No-Sugars, low carbohydrates, heart-healthy, diabetic, Weight Watchers (2) PointsPlus and (3 SmartPoints) recipe. Makes 42 cookies. Pecan Cookies will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.pecan-cookies

Prep Time: 10 Minutes.
Cooking Time: 20 Minutes.


1 cup butter, softened
1/4 cup granulated no-calorie sweetener
2 cups all-purpose flour
2 tsp vanilla extract
1 cup chopped pecans

2 tbsp granulated no-calorie sweetener
2 tsp cornstarch


1. Preheat oven to 350º F.

2. Beat together the butter and 1/4 cup sweetener at medium speed with an electric mixer about 2 minutes or until creamy. Gradually add flour beating at low speed until blended. Stir in vanilla and pecans. Shape into 1″ balls.

3. Bake 20 minutes; remove from oven and place on wire racks to cool.

4. Process the 2 tbsp sweetener and cornstarch in a blender or food processor; roll cookies in processed sweetener mixture.

YIELD: 42 servings.
Serving Size: 1 cookie per serving.

(Weight Watchers PointsPlus = 2), (3 SmartPoints)
Carb Choices: 0

Calories: 80, Total Fat: 7g, Saturated Fat: 3g, Cholesterol: 10mg, Sodium: 45mg, Sugars: 0g, Carbohydrates: 5g, Fiber: 0g, Protein: 1g

Original recipe and image from McNeil Nutritionals, LLC.

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