Prepare time: 5 min
Cook: 55 min
Ready in: 60 min

Maybe shortbread is the ultimate favorite treat for most people in the holiday Christmas season. Of course yes, because you can make such innovation to this delicious shortbread. If there are a pumpkins spice shortbread and the Chex mix shortbread, here you can taste another flavor of shortbread. Have you tasted pecan pice in a cookie form? Then, maybe it is going to be your first time to make this unique and tasty treats. Be ready with the Cookies which feature maple caramel pecan topping and a buttery crust that is going to make you can’t stop eating.

How To Make Pecan Pie Shortbread Cookies

As another shortbread, it will not take much time to make this delicious treat. It only takes an hour to start to enjoy the treat. Are you ready to cook? Then let’s get started!

Ingredients

  • For the shortbread, you need:
  • A cup of all-purpose flour
  • A pinch of salt for taste
  • A half cup of margarine
  • A half cup of powdered sugar
  • For the Pecans topping, you need:
  • One and a half cups of pecans (chopped)
  • A cup of coconut milk (full fat)
  • A half cup of brown sugar
  • Two tablespoons of maple syrup
  • A pinch of salt for taste
  • Four tablespoons of margarine
  • A teaspoon of vanilla extract

Directions:

1Before you start to make the shortbread, you have to preheat the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Then, you can start to make the shortbread. Prepare a medium bowl and put a cup of all-purpose flour, a half cup of margarine, a half cup of powdered sugar, and a pinch of salt. Mix it all until it turns into a dough form. After that, divide it into 12 pieces.

2Prepare the muffin tins and line it. Put the dough into the bottom of the muffin tins. Then put it in the refrigerator for 30 minutes until it freezes. After that, you can start to bake the frozen dough for at least five until 10 minutes until the cookie well cooked.

3Now, you can make the pecans topping. First, preheat your oven to 350 degrees of Fahrenheit. While you are preheating the oven, you can start to toast the pecans for about 4 minutes until it is fragrant. Then, set the pecans aside. Now, move to the syrup mixture.

4Prepare the small saucepan, and add the brown sugar, coconut milk, margarine, salt, and the maple syrup. Combine it by stirring it over medium heat. Then reduce to the medium-low heat. Let it simmer for about 10 minutes. Remove from the heat, and start to add the vanilla.

5Then add the pecans. Keep stirring it until it turns into the caramel mixture. After that, you can put the pecans caramel maple syrup on the top of every cooked cookie. Make sure that every cookie gets the topping. Next, set it for about 30 minutes, or until the topping firm.

A unique shortbread is now ready to serve! No wonder that this can be the most favorite treats for the holiday season. The sweet of maple syrup topping is going to buzz your mood on this holiday season.