How to Make Chewy Pecan Chocolate Chip Cookies

Chewy pecan chocolate chip cookies are thick and chewy with crisp edges, and loaded with buttery pecans and melty chocolate. Brown sugar gives them rich molasses flavor, and they can be prepped ahead of time to bake fresh homemade cookies at your convenience. 

– unsalted butter – granulated sugar – light brown sugar – eggs – vanilla extract – all-purpose flour – baking soda – salt – chocolate chips  – pecans

Recipe Ingredients

Into the bowl of a stand mixer or using an electric hand mixer, add softened butter, granulated sugar, and brown sugar. Mix on medium speed until combined, 2-3 minutes. Mixture should be light and fluffy.

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Add the eggs, one at a time, and beat for an additional 2 minutes until well incorporated. Pour in vanilla extract and mix for an additional minute.

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Add flour, baking soda, and salt. Mix on low speed until flour is almost absorbed. Remove bowl from stand mixer and use a rubber spatula to mix in chocolate chips and pecans by hand.

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Cover bowl and chill dough mixture for at least 1 hour or up to 48 hours.

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Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line two baking sheets with parchment paper. Using a cookie scoop, place 1 tablespoon-sized balls onto baking sheet. Sprinkle with flaky sea salt (if using). Bake for 10-12 minutes, until the edges become a light golden brown.

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Let cookies rest on baking sheet for 10 minutes before transferring them to a cooling rack. Store in an airtight container for up to 5 days.

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