Slightly Rummy Pecan Pie Cookies

Preparation info

  • Makes

    2 dozen

    cookies
    • Difficulty

      Easy

Appears in

Mrs. Witty's Monster Cookies

Mrs. Witty's Monster Cookies

By Helen Witty

Published 1983

  • About

If there’s no rum in the cupboard, that item can be omitted from the filling of these miniature nut pies; however, it does add a subliminal something to the combination of pecans and brown sugar. If you delete the rum, increase the vanilla to ½ teaspoon, a better strategy than using artificial rum flavorings.

Ingredients

Cookie Dough

  • ½ cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, at room temperature
  • ½ cup confecti

Method

  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F, with an oven rack in the center position. Cut two 12 x 16-inch sheets of aluminum foil. Cut the foil into 24 squares measuring 4 x 4 inches each. Set them aside.
  2. Make the cookie dough: In a mixing bowl (using a wooden spoon)