Chocolate Chip Pecan Cookie Recipe

by katerina on November 12, 2006

Oh Mama are these good. For years I was known for my oatmeal chocolate chip cookies… of course no one knew that the reason I made them was because I couldn’t ever get regular chocolate chip cookies to work. They all seemed to turn out like hard little pancakes.

That was of course until I met the chocolate chip cookie recipe from the Food Processor Bible. To top it all off this recipe doesn’t even require any elbow grease because the whole thing happens in the food processor! Great for the holidays. My other trick is to use parchment so you don’t have to wash the cookie sheet 😉

I have made this a dozen times in the last year or two and I have never had a batch fail. If you have kids omit the pecans.. but I think they are mandatory!

[print_this]Chocolate Chip Pecan Cookies

1C pecans
1C butter (a modest cup), cut in chunks
3/4C white sugar
3/4 brown sugar, packed
2 eggs
1t vanilla extract
2 1/4C flour
1t baking soda
1/2t salt
2C choc chips

1. Preheat oven to 375F
2. Set up your food processor with the regular blade and pulse the pecans for 10 seconds. Remove pecans and set aside.
3. Put butter, sugars, eggs and vanilla in processor and process for 1 minute. Add flour, baking soda and salt
(See wasn’t that easy?)
4. Drop spoonfuls onto a cookie sheet and bake for 10-12 minutes until lightly browned. Allow to cool on a rack.[/print_this]

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