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Grandma's Pecan Sandies Recipe. A while bowl filled with baked cookies and a glass of milk to dunk the cookies in!

Grandma Cochrane's Homemade Pecan Sandies Recipe

Old fashioned Pecan Sandies Recipe - these cookies are slightly sweet and rich from the figs. The pecans add the perfect amount of crunch in these delicious cookies.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 36 cookies
Calories 52kcal
Author Deb Clark


  • 1 cup butter softened
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tsp vanilla
  • 2 tsp water
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1/2 cup figs finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup pecans finely chopped


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Chop the figs and the pecans, set aside.
  • Cream together the butter, egg and sugar. Add the vanilla and water, mix well. 
  • Blend in the flour and salt in two batches
  • Add the pecans and figs - mix again by hand.
  • Using a small ice cream scoop, drop by spoonfuls onto a greased cookie sheet. 
  • Bake in the preheated oven for 8-10 minutes or until golden brown.


Calories: 52kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 9mg | Sodium: 19mg | Potassium: 44mg | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 15IU | Calcium: 4mg | Iron: 0.5mg