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I didn't love these as written... I didn't have the almond brickle chips, which maybe masks the fact that the actual cookie doesn't taste very good (I used a Betty Crocker butter pecan cake mix and real butter). I followed other reviewers and put the nuts just on top at first (I only had chopped pecans, which worked fine and looked pretty). But after tasting the first batch, I added about 1/3 cup of brown sugar to the rest of the batter and threw in the chopped pecans too. The second batch was much better in my opinion-and sweeter. I also whipped up a little soft caramel and drizzled that over the top just for fun. Thanks for the great idea-- I guess you just may have to mess with them if they aren't to your liking--although the other reviewers seemed to really enjoy them.

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Quiltingqueen July 22, 2009

I agree that these little gems are packed with wonderful butter-pecan flavor. The brickle chips give them a little extra added crunch and flavor. I, too, chose to just put a whole pecan on top instead of adding chopped pecans. I totally agree with using butter over margarine.

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Luby Luby Luby December 16, 2006

Really yummy! the butter flavor was incredible. Definitely use butter- not margarine- makes a WORLD of difference. Very pretty with the pecan half on top instead of chopped!

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Mama's Kitchen (Hope) December 22, 2005

Tender, rich and full. I used butter being this is a butter pecan cookie. The pecans I didn`t chop I kept as is and place one on each cookie.

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Rita~ November 21, 2005
Butter Pecan Cookies