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Oat Pecan Praline Cookies

Oat Pecan Praline Cookies


  • 1 1/4 cups firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 pound (2 sticks) margarine or butter, softened
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tablespoons molasses
  • 1 teaspoon maple extract
  • 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 1/2 cups Quaker® Oats (quick or old fashioned, uncooked)
  • 1 cup pecans, coarsely chopped
  • 3/4 cup pecan halves (about 48 halves)


  1. In large bowl, beat sugar and margarine until creamy.
  2. Add eggs, molasses and maple extract; beat well.
  3. Add combined flour and baking soda; mix well.
  4. Add oats and chopped pecans; mix well.
  5. Cover; chill at least 1 hour.
  6. Heat oven to 350 degrees F. Lightly grease cookie sheets.
  7. Shape dough into 1-inch balls. Place 3 inches apart on cookie sheets. Flatten each ball by pressing a pecan half in the center.
  8. Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until deep golden brown.
  9. Immediately remove from cookie sheets to wire rack. Cool completely.
  10. Store tightly covered.

Yields about 4 dozen.

Recipe and photo credit: Quaker Oats Company.

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