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Santa's Favorite Chocolate Chip Pecan Cookies

No recipe image available.These cookies have double the chocolate chips— which may be why they are Santa's favorite!

Recipe Ingredients:

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

Cooking Directions:

  1. In a small bowl, combine flour, baking soda, and salt. Set aside.
  2. 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.
  3. Drop dough by rounded tablespoon on ungreased baking sheets.
  4. 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.