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Candied Pecan Chocolate Chip Cookies

Chocolate chip cookies dotted with sweet candied pecans! The candied pecans make the chocolate chip cookies extra special! To make the candied pecans, click here for the recipe.

Prep Time 15 minutes

Ingredients

  • Cookie Dough:
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 cup Land O Lakes Unsalted Butter at room temperature
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 1/2 cups dark brown sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 cups chopped candied pecans
  • 1 1/2 cups chocolate chips
  • Extra sea salt for sprinkling on cookies if desired
  • Cinnamon Sugar Mixture:
  • 3 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

Instructions

  1. 1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line a large baking sheet with a Silpat baking mat or parchment paper and set aside.
  2. 2. In a medium bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, and cinnamon. Set aside.
  3. 3. Using a stand mixer, cream butter and sugars together for about 3 minutes. Add in the eggs and vanilla and mix until combined. With the mixer on low, slowly add in the dry ingredients. Stir in the candied pecans and chocolate chips.
  4. 4. In a small bowl, combine the sugar and cinnamon. Form the cookie dough into balls, about 2 tablespoons of dough. Roll balls in cinnamon sugar mixture. Place on prepared baking sheet, about 2 inches apart. Sprinkle with sea salt, if desired.
  5. 5. Bake cookies for 10-12 minutes or until the edges are slightly golden brown. Remove from oven and let cookies cool on the baking sheet for 2-3 minutes. Transfer to a wire cooling rack and cool completely.
  6. Note-cookies will keep in an airtight container for 3-4 days. You can also freeze the cookies!