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5 from 2 votes

Butter Pecan Cookies

This recipe makes 12-16 cookies, depending on the size.
Cook Time10 mins
Servings: 14
Author: Lauren Kelly


  • ½ cup butter softened
  • ½ cup unrefined brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 ¼ cup Bob's Red Mill 1:1 Gluten Free Baking Flour
  • ¼ cup ground flax
  • teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • pecans for topping
  • unrefined sugar for dusting tops of cookies


  • Mix together the butter, brown sugar and egg until well blended.  
  • Add flour a little at a time and mix well.
  • Add the flax, salt, vanilla and cinnamon and mix until completely combined.
  • Place in the refrigerator for at least an hour or even overnight.
  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
  • With a tablespoon, scoop cookie dough and roll into a ball with your hands.
  • Flatten with your fingers and sprinkle with unrefined sugar.
  • Place a pecan in the center of the cookie.
  • Bake for 10-15 minutes until the edges are golden brown.