Pound Cake Cookies Recipe

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Tracy Modified: September 24, 2021
Pound Cake Cookies Recipe

How To Make Pound Cake Cookies

You only need 6 ingredients to make these nutty pound cake cookies. Made with sugar and vanilla, these treats are made with pecans for extra crunch.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 45 minutes
Chill and Cool Time: 2 hours 5 minutes
Total: 3 hours



  • cupsbutter
  • 1cupsugar
  • 2egg yolks
  • 3cupsflour
  • 1tspvanilla
  • 60pcspecan,halves


  1. Beat butter and sugar together in a bowl using an electric mixer until creamy.

  2. Beat egg yolks into butter mixture and gradually beat flour into the mixture until dough forms. Beat in vanilla. Cover bowl with plastic wrap and refrigerate dough for at least 2 hours.

  3. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

  4. Roll chilled dough into walnut-sized balls and place 2-inches apart onto baking sheets. Flatten balls slightly and press an indentation into the center of each flattened ball. Fill each indentation with 1 pecan half.

  5. Bake in the preheated oven for 12 to 15 minutes until lightly browned. Cool on cookie sheet for 5 minutes and transfer to a wire rack.

  6. Serve and enjoy.


  • Calories: 98.72kcal
  • Fat: 6.94g
  • Saturated Fat: 3.15g
  • Trans Fat: 0.19g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 2.48g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.87g
  • Carbohydrates: 8.55g
  • Fiber: 0.46g
  • Sugar: 3.48g
  • Protein: 1.04g
  • Cholesterol: 17.07mg
  • Sodium: 1.00mg
  • Calcium: 5.02mg
  • Potassium: 21.01mg
  • Iron: 0.16mg
  • Vitamin A: 40.62µg
  • Vitamin C: 0.03mg
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