Soft, chewy Orange Pecan Cookies with a citrusy flavor from orange zest and extract. Toasted pecans provide crunch, fragrance, and additional flavor. | RotiNRice.com
Orange Pecan Cookies
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
12 mins
Total Time
27 mins
 

Soft, chewy Orange Pecan Cookies with a citrusy flavor from orange zest and extract. Toasted pecans provide crunch, fragrance, and additional flavor.

(Makes 22 cookies)

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 22
Calories: 113 kcal
Author: Linda Ooi
Ingredients
  • 1 stick stick salted butter (½ cup/115g)
  • ½ cup sugar (110g)
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 tbsp orange zest
  • 1 tsp orange oil or orange extract
  • cups all-purpose flour (225g)
  • ½ tsp baking powder
  • ¼ tsp baking soda
  • ¾ cup chopped pecans (toasted)
Instructions
  1. Combine flour, baking powder, and baking soda in a medium bowl. Preheat oven to 350˚F (180˚C).

  2. In another medium bowl, beat butter and sugar until fluffy. Add egg, orange zest, orange extract and beat till combined. Beat in flour until dough comes together. Gently mix in toasted pecans.
  3. Form rounded tablespoons of dough into balls. Flatten dough slightly before placing on baking sheet 2 inches apart. Bake in 350&#176F oven for 12 to 14 minutes till edges are golden. Transfer to a wire rack to cool.