Pecan Pie Crust Cookies

These Pecan Pie Crust Cookies may look complicated, but thanks to a supermarket shortcut, they are as easy as pie to make. These cookies pack all the flavors that you love in pecan pie into a delicious cookie.

Course cookies
Cuisine American
Keyword pecan pie crust cookies
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 11 minutes
Resting time 5 minutes
Total Time 26 minutes
Servings 12
Calories 223 kcal


  • 1 Pillsbury ready made pie crust
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup pecans - chopped
  • 1/4 cup light Karo corn syrup
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 Tablespoons butter- softened
  • Dash of salt
  • 1/4 cup cinnamon sugar
  • 1/3 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips


  1. Preheat oven to 400°. Line a large cookie sheet with parchment paper and set aside.
  2. In a medium saucepan, add the brown sugar, pecans, Karo syrup, eggs, butter and salt. Mix well.
  3. Place on stove top under medium low heat.  Stir constantly (about 4-5 minutes) until the mixture thickens just like the consistency of pudding.  Remove from heat and set aside.

  4. Lay the pie crust dough out on a flat surface.  Using a round shape cookie cutter (2-3 inches), cut out circle shapes from the dough and place on the lined cookie sheet. Sprinkle generously with cinnamon sugar.
  5. Spoon the pecan mixture into the middle of each pie dough cookie (heaping Tablespoon), and spread out almost to the edge.
  6. Bake for 8-10 minutes or until the pecan mixture is bubbly.  Remove from oven and allow cookies to cool on cookie sheet for 5 minutes.
  7. Transfer to cool completely on a wire rack.
  8. Once the cookies are cooled completely, add the chocolate chips to a microwave safe bowl.  Microwave on High for 45 seconds or until completely melted.  Remove from microwave and stir until smooth.
  9. Drizzle the melted chocolate on top of the cookies and allow the chocolate to harden before serving.
  10. *Store in an airtight container for up to 1 week.  If you want to freeze the cookies, omit Step 8-9 until after you have defrosted them.
Nutrition Facts
Pecan Pie Crust Cookies
Amount Per Serving
Calories 223 Calories from Fat 99
% Daily Value*
Fat 11g17%
Saturated Fat 3g19%
Cholesterol 32mg11%
Sodium 92mg4%
Potassium 83mg2%
Carbohydrates 28g9%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 20g22%
Protein 2g4%
Vitamin A 100IU2%
Calcium 22mg2%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.