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Chocolate Chip Pecan Cookies

Marybeth Feutz
Are you looking for something a little different than regular chocolate chip cookies? Give these Chocolate Chip Pecan Cookies a try next time. (Keep some in the freezer to use when you need cookies in a hurry!)
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 14 mins
Total Time 29 mins
Course Dessert
Servings 4 -5 dozen



  • In an electric mixer, cream butter with sugar and brown sugar until soft and fluffy.
  • Add in eggs, one at a time, fully incorporating the first egg before adding the second.
  • Add vanilla, baking soda, salt, and nutmeg; mix until fully incorporated.
  • Slowly add flour, mixing until fully incorporated, stopping mixer to scrape down the sides as needed.
  • Fold in chocolate chips and pecans.
  • Drop by tablespoonfuls (or use a cookie scoop) onto ungreased baking sheet. Bake at 350 degrees for 10-14 minutes, until cookies are golden brown.

To freeze;

  • Refrigerate dough until chilled.
  • Roll dough into tablespoon-size balls. (Scoop dough out with a cookie scoop and lay on wax paper.)
  • Place cookie dough in a Ziploc freezer bag, and freeze in a single layer.
  • Once cookie dough balls are frozen (overnight), they will easily separate.

To bake frozen cookies:

  • Take frozen cookie dough out of freezer and place on ungreased cookie sheet.
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Bake cookies for 10-14 minutes.
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