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Nona’s Pecan Finger Cookies
Prep Time
20 mins
Cook Time
1 hr
Total Time
1 hr 20 mins

These Pecan Finger Cookies are melt in your mouth delicious! This is sure to be a recipe you return to year after year.

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: lady finger cookies, nutty fingers, pecan cookies, pecan crescent cookies, pecan finger cookies
Servings: 5 dozen cookies
Calories: 82 kcal
Author: Ginnie
  • 1 cup butter, at room temperature
  • 1/4 cup powdered sugar, plus additional for rolling cookies
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups ground pecans
  1. Cream butter using a mixer. Add 1/4 cup powdered sugar, vanilla, and water; mix well.
  2. Add flour, salt, and pecans, and mix until blended.
  3. Cover and chill dough for one hour.
  4. Preheat oven to 250 degrees.
  5. Form dough into rolls about 1 1/2 to 2 inches long and place on baking sheet.
  6. Bake for one hour. Remove from oven and cool slightly.
  7. While the cookies are still warm, roll in powdered sugar to coat.
  8. Let cookies cool, then serve immediately or store in an airtight container. Enjoy!