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Celebrate National Pecan Month with Gardners Candies:
Our Pecanette Cookie Recipe

RECIPES - APRIL 12, 2024


Did you know that April is National Pecan Month? If you’re searching for the best way to enjoy fresh pecans, try our recipe for Pecanette Cookies, which are easy to make and impossible to resist! Each cookie is filled with a delicious combination of crunchy pecans and our Milk Chocolate Blossoms. These treats are sure to sweeten your National Pecan Month celebrations and satisfy any sweet tooth!

Elevate Your Spring Baking

Let our recipe for Pecanette Cookies bring the joy of springtime into your kitchen. These treats are a delightful way to welcome the warmth and renewal of spring while also honoring National Pecan Month. Whether you’re baking for a springtime gathering, or to create memories with your loved ones, our Pecanette Cookies are sure to add a touch of sweetness to every moment shared.

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Enjoy the Perfect Blend of Flavors

The irresistible combination of pecans, chocolate, and caramel is guaranteed to tantalize your tastebuds. Rich, buttery caramel accents the crunchy texture of the pecans, all while our creamy Milk Chocolate Blossoms add an extra hint of sweetness. Together, these ingredients create a flavor profile that’s both indulgent and satisfying.

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Utilize Our Easy-to-Follow Recipe

Your delicious batch of Pecanette Cookies is waiting to be created! Enjoy every sweet step of the process as you use our recipe to craft these irresistible treats. As the aroma of freshly baked cookies fills your kitchen, get ready to experience bliss in every bite.

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  • • ½ cup (1 stick) butter, softened
  • • ½ cup brown sugar, packed
  • • ½ cup granulated sugar
  • • 1 large egg
  • • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • • 1 ¼ cups all-purpose flour
  • • ¼ cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • • ½ tsp salt
  • • ½ tsp baking soda
  • • 4 oz. Milk Chocolate Blossoms, chopped
  • • ½ cup caramel bits
  • • ½ cup chopped pecans


  1. Preheat the oven to 350° F. Line two baking sheets with parchment paper.
  2. In large bowl, cream together the butter, brown sugar, and granulated sugar until fluffy, about 2 – 3 minutes. Add in the egg and vanilla extract and mix again, about 1 minute.
  3. In a small bowl, whisk together the flour, cocoa powder, salt, and baking soda. Add dry ingredients to wet ingredients and mix on low speed until fully incorporated, about 2 minutes. Fold in chopped Milk Chocolate Blossoms, pecans, and caramel bits.
  4. Use a cookie scoop to form 1 inch dough balls and place them 3 inches apart on a lined baking sheet.
  5. Bake for 10 – 12 minutes or until center of cookies look puffy. Allow to cool on the baking sheet for 5 minutes before moving to a cooling rack.
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