Chocolate Dipped Pecan Sandies Recipe

My mother’s pecan sandies have always been one of my favorite cookies. Light and crumbly, buttery and delicious. They practically melt in your mouth. But, the other day I decided to make Chocolate Dipped Pecan Sandies with a pinch of sea salt sprinkled over the top. Oh – maaa – garsh!




That’s all there is to it.

I’m definitely loving this salted chocolate twist on the classic pecan sandies recipe.

I’m just wondering why I hadn’t thought of it before now!




Here’s how you make these out of this world Chocolate Dipped Pecan Sandies. I hope you love them, too!


Chocolate Dipped Pecan Sandies Recipe

Pecan Sandies are a much-loved cookie but when turned into Chocolate Dipped Pecan Sandies they become a definite family favorite!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time12 mins
Total Time22 mins
Servings: 30
Author: Robyn Stone | Add a Pinch


  • 1 cup butter 2 sticks
  • 1/2 cup confectioner's sugar
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 cup chopped pecans

Chocolate for dipping:

  • 1 cup chocolate chips
  • 1 tablespoon shortening
  • sea salt


  • Preheat oven to 350º F.
  • Cream together butter and sugar with electric mixer until light in color and fluffy.
  • Add flour, mixing well to ensure well-combined. Add vanilla and then gently mix in pecans.
  • Scoop teaspoon of dough and roll between your palms to form a ball.
  • Place on parchment lined baking pan and bake 10 minutes, or until lightly golden.
  • Remove from oven and allow to cool completely.
  • For Dipping:
  • Place chocolate chips and shortening into a microwave safe bowl. Heat on 60% power in 30 second increments, stirring in between each time until chocolate is smooth when stirring. Remove from microwave for dipping.
  • Dip each of the pecan sandies into the chocolate and place onto a platter onto the baking sheet to dry. Sprinkle with sea salt.
  • Store cookies in an airtight container.


Robyn xoxo

7 comments on “Chocolate Dipped Pecan Sandies Recipe”

  1. I’m a sucker for that extra sprinkle of salt on chocolate, so good!

  2. Looks delish…so glad you thought of this recipe combination!

  3. Okay, I love pecan sandies, so why have I never thought to dip them in chocolate?! Brilliant! And sea salt too! Ooh, these look so good…

  4. Oh I could eat those all day long. Yum!

  5. I love pecan sandies and I know I’d love them even more dipped in chocolate!

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