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“A quick, easy and inexpensive way to make these traditional favorites.”
24 cookies

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 (18 1/4 ounce) box butter pecan cake mix
  • 1 egg
  • vegetable oil
  • water
  • 12 cup chopped fresh pecans


  1. Pour cake mix into a large bowl. Whisk dry mix to remove lumps or sift it into the bowl.
  2. Add pecans to the dry cake mix and stir well.
  3. In a liquid measuring cup, add the egg. Add enough oil to the egg to bring the mixture to 1/2 cup. Add enough water to bring the mixture to 2/3 cup. Beat mixture together with a fork.
  4. Add egg mixture to cake mix in large bowl. Mix well.
  5. Using a teaspoon or small ice cream scoop, gather balls of dough, rolling them into perfect circles. Place 12 on a cookie sheet and bake 8-12 minutes at 350 degrees F. If they get golden brown, they are too done. Pulling them out around 10 minutes should be perfect.
  6. Let the cookies cool 5 minutes before transfering them to a plate or container.

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