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Spiced Pecan Shortbread Wedges

Spiced Pecan Shortbread Wedges

Thin wedges of tender shortbread are crowned with crunchy pecans.

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15 min
Prep Time
50 min
Total Time


1/2 cup Land O Lakes® Butter, softened

1/3 cup firmly packed brown sugar

1/4 teaspoon maple flavor

1 cup all-purpose flour

1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon

1/8 teaspoon ground cloves

1/2 cup finely chopped pecans

1 teaspoon Land O Lakes® Butter, melted

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Heat oven to 350°F. Line 9-inch round cake pan with aluminum foil, extending foil over edges. Spray foil with no-stick cooking spray; set aside.

  2. STEP 2

    Combine 1/2 cup butter, brown sugar and maple flavor in medium bowl; beat at medium speed until creamy. Add flour, cinnamon and cloves. Beat at low speed until dough starts to form. Stir in 1/4 cup chopped pecans.

  3. STEP 3

    Pat dough evenly into bottom of prepared pan. Brush with 1 teaspoon melted butter. Sprinkle remaining pecans over dough; press down firmly. Bake 20-24 minutes or until top is lightly browned. Cool 15 minutes. Cut into 16 thin wedges with sharp knife. (Do not remove from foil.) Cool completely.

  4. STEP 4

    Remove from pan using foil ends; carefully remove foil.

Tip #1

This recipe is easily doubled and baked in 2 (9-inch) cake pans at the same time.

Nutrition (1 cookie)

120 Calories
8 Fat (g)
15 Cholesterol (mg)
50 Sodium (mg)
11 Carbohydrates (g)
1 Dietary Fiber
1 Protein (g)
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