Bakery Style Chocolate Pecan Cookies

Bakery Style Chocolate Chip Pecan Cookies

Inspired By Allrecipes

Makes 14 cookies

Ingredients:

2 cups all purpose flour

1/2 teaspoon baking soda

1/2 teaspoon salt

3/4 cup unsalted butter, melted,cooled to room temperature

1 cup packed brown sugar

1/2 cup white sugar

1 tablespoon vanilla

1 egg, room temperature

1 egg yolk, room temperature

1 cup semi sweet chocolate chips or milk chocolate chips

1/2 cup chopped pecans or walnuts

Directions:

Preheat oven to 325 degrees.  Line 2 cookies sheets with parchment paper.

1. Sift together the dry ingredients ( flour,baking soda and salt)

2.  In the bowl of an electric mixer - cream together the melted butter, brown sugar and white sugar until well incorporated, the batter won't be grainy and the melted butter will be incorporated.  This should take 3-5 minutes.

3.  Beat in the egg, egg yolk and vanilla till light and creamy.  This will take about 3-5 minutes.

4.  Fold the sifted dry ingredients into the batter until just incorporated.  Fold the chocolate chips and nuts into the batter.

5.  Measure the dough out with a 1/4 cup measuring cup, swiping off to level it.  Roll the dough into a ball with your hands and place on the parchment lined cookie sheet 3 inches apart.  Bake 15 -17 minutes until edges are brown.  Remove cookie sheet from the oven and place on a cooling rack to cool with cookies on it about 10 minutes.  Remove cookies from sheet to wire rack to cool completely.  Makes 14 big, fat chewy cookies.

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