PeCan Cookies or PeCon Cookies? However you say it, they are good!!
The most popular Pecan cookies are Pecan Sandies. In French, the word for sandy is sable. A Sandy is a shortbread cookie with a sandy texture. This also refers to the color of the cookie. Adding Pecans to them makes them Pecan Sandies. They can also be made with Lemon or Chocolate.
Sandies originated in the Normandy region of France and a popular tea cookie.