Get ready to indulge in the perfect combination of crunchy pecans and rich chocolate chips with these irresistible Pecan and Chocolate Chip Cookies. These homemade cookies are packed with flavor and texture, offering a delightful blend of nuttiness and sweetness. With their golden brown edges, soft centers, and generous amount of pecans and chocolate chips in every bite, these cookies are sure to be a hit among cookie lovers of all ages.
- 1 cup unsalted butter, softened
- 1 cup granulated sugar
- 1 cup packed brown sugar
- 2 large eggs
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
- 1 teaspoon baking soda
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1 cup chopped pecans
- 1 cup chocolate chips
- Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C). Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and set aside.
- In a large mixing bowl, cream together the softened butter, granulated sugar, and brown sugar until light and fluffy.
- Beat in the eggs, one at a time, followed by the vanilla extract, mixing well after each addition.
- In a separate bowl, whisk together the all-purpose flour, baking soda, and salt.
- Gradually add the dry ingredient mixture to the wet ingredients, mixing until just combined.
- Stir in the chopped pecans and chocolate chips until evenly distributed throughout the dough.
- Drop rounded tablespoons of dough onto the prepared baking sheet, spacing them about 2 inches apart.
- Bake in the preheated oven for 10-12 minutes, or until the edges are golden brown.
- Remove the baking sheet from the oven and let the cookies cool on the sheet for a few minutes, then transfer them to a wire rack to cool completely.
Enjoy these Pecan and Chocolate Chip Cookies with a glass of cold milk or a cup of your favorite hot beverage. Store any leftovers in an airtight container to maintain their freshness.