For added flavor, take a few mìnutes to toast your nuts. Spread pecan halves (or whatever nut you would lìke to use) on a bakìng sheet. Bake at 350 degrees for about 5-10 mìnutes untìl toasty and fragrant. Keep an eye on them so they don’t burn! Cool completely before addìng to the cookìes. ì stuck mìne ìn the frìdge.