How to Make Pecan Puffs

by Rachel Folda

Pecan puffs are like crumbly cookie balls covered in powdered sugar.


  • 1 c. Butter
  • 2 Tbs. sugar
  • 1 tsp. Vanilla
  • 1 c. Pecans
  • 2 1/2 c. Flour
  • 1 1/2 c. Powdered sugar
  • Instructions

    Step 1

    Set out your ingredients. (Mise en place). Preheat the oven to 300 degrees Fahrenheit.

    Step 2

    Melt your butter.

    Step 3

    Add sugar and cream it together with the butter.

    Step 4

    Add vanilla.

    Step 5

    Add flour 1/3 of it at a time. Mix.

    Step 6

    2nd round. Mix.

    Step 7

    3rd round. Mix.

    Step 8

    Add in chopped pecans, gradually. One cup may be too much, depending on the consistency. It should stick together.

    Step 9

    Mix. It should end up looking like this.

    Step 10

    Take a piece of the dough.

    Step 11

    Roll it into a ball.

    Step 12

    Like this. :)

    Step 13

    Put them on a pan. They do not have to be spaced out too much, as they will not grow in the oven.

    Step 14

    Set the time to 45 minutes.

    Step 15

    Once the 45 minutes is up, take them out, and let them cool.

    Step 16

    Dip them in powdered sugar until coated.

    Step 17

    Like this:

    Step 18

    They should look like this when you are done.

    Step 19

    Enjoy! :)