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Double Chocolate Pecan Cookies

I received this recipe from my sister-in-law more than 35 years ago. Chock-full of chocolate, these crispy cookies have a tantalizing aroma while baking. —Marilyn Spangler, Oak Creek, Wisconsin
  • Total Time
    Prep: 15 min. Bake: 10 min./batch
  • Makes
    6 dozen

Ingredients

  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 large eggs, room temperature
  • 4 ounces unsweetened chocolate, melted and cooled
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2-1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1 cup chopped pecans

Directions

  • In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy, 5-7 minutes. Add eggs, 1 at a time, beating well after each addition. Beat in chocolate and vanilla. Combine the flour, baking soda, salt and cinnamon; gradually add to the creamed mixture. Stir in chocolate chips and pecans.
  • Drop by tablespoonfuls 2 in. apart onto ungreased baking sheets. Bake at 375° for 10-12 minutes or until tops are cracked. Remove to wire racks to cool.

Test Kitchen Tips
  • The pecans and chocolate make cookies like these easy Thanksgiving desserts.
  • Nutrition Facts
    1 cookie: 93 calories, 5g fat (3g saturated fat), 12mg cholesterol, 73mg sodium, 11g carbohydrate (7g sugars, 1g fiber), 1g protein.
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