German Drop Cookies

German Drop Cookies

These simple tasting and easy to make—no mixer required—sugar-pecan cookies are loaded with nuts and sprinkled with powdered sugar.

You can make ahead and freeze the dough, well-wrapped, to thaw and bake at a later date.

30 min Prep: 10 min Cook: 20 min
Serves: 60 Save

Ingredients (7)

  • 1¾ cup All Purpose Flour
  • ½ cup Sugar
  • 1 cup Butter
  • ¼ tsp Salt
  • 1 cup Chopped Pecans
  • ½ cup Powdered Sugar
  • ½ tsp Ground Cinnamon


  1. Preheat oven to 350F.
  2. Combine first 5 ingredients with a spoon. Shape into 1-inch balls and place on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Bake 20 minutes. Combine powdered sugar and cinnamon.
  3. Sift powdered sugar mixture over warm cookies or roll cookies in sugar mixture.