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Toasted Pecan Dark Chocolate Chip Cookies | Made with lightly toasted sugared pecans and plenty of dark chocolate chunks, these cookies are an indulgent treat!
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Toasted Pecan Dark Chocolate Chip Cookies

Toasted pecans, dark brown sugar and sweet dark chocolate chips make these cookies really special.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time12 mins
Course: Dessert
Servings: 24 Cookies


  • 1 C finely chopped pecans food processor works great for this
  • 4 Tbsp butter
  • 1/4 C dark brown sugar
  • 1 C unsalted butter room temperature
  • 2 eggs room temperature
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 1/4 C all-purpose flour or gluten free flour blend
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 C dark chocolate chips or chunks


  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Line 2 cookie sheets with parchment paper. Set aside.
  • In a skillet, melt butter. Add brown sugar and stir until mostly combined. Add chopped pecans and add to skillet. Stir frequently until fragrant and toasted, about 3 minutes. Remove from heat and set aside.
  • In a small bowl, combine flour, baking soda and salt. Set aside.
  • In the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with the paddle attachment, add butter, eggs and vanilla until well-combined.
  • Slowly add flour mixture and mix until combined. Add toasted pecans and chocolate chips. Give it a quick stir until evenly distributed.
  • Scoop dough into balls. Bake on a lined cookie sheet until just set, careful not to over bake. 10-12 minutes.