Santa's Favorite Chocolate Chip Pecan Cookies
These cookies have double the chocolate chips— which may be why they are Santa's favorite!
2 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
1 1/4 teaspoons baking soda
1 teaspoon salt
1 1/2 cups butter, softened
1 1/2 cups firmly packed brown sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 large eggs
4 cups semisweet chocolate chips
1 cup finely chopped pecans
- In a small bowl, combine flour, baking soda, and salt. Set aside.
- In a large mixing bowl with an electric mixer on medium speed beat together softened butter, brown sugar, and vanilla until creamy. Beat in one egg at a time, beating well after each. Reduce speed to low, gradually fold in flour mixture until completely combined. Stir in semi-sweet chocolate chips and chopped pecans.
- Drop dough by rounded tablespoon on ungreased baking sheets.
- Bake in 350°F (175°C) oven for 10 to 12 minutes; remove let stand for 2 minutes. Transfer cookies to a wire rack to cool.
Makes 4 dozen cookies.