The BEST Chocolate Chip Pecan Cookies

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A classic cookie taken to the next level with an extra serving of chocolate chips, chopped pecan and a dash of sea salt!  These are the Best Chocolate Chip Pecan Cookies!  


  • 2 1/4 Cups All Purpose Flour
  • 1 tsp Baking Soda
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1 Cup Unsalted Butter
  • 1 1/4 Cup Light Brown Sugar
  • 1/4 Cup Granulated Sugar
  • 2 Eggs
  • 1 tsp Vanilla Extract
  • 2 1/2 Cups Semi Sweet Chocolate Chunks, Chopped
  • 1 Cup Pecan Pieces


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F
  2. In a mixer with paddle attachment, cream together the butter, brown sugar and granulated sugar until smooth and fluffy
  3. Add in eggs and vanilla extract, one at a time until and mix until fully combined
  4. Gradually add in the flour, baking soda and salt; mix until the batter is smooth and all ingredients are incorporated
  5. Add chopped chocolate chips and pecan pieces to the batter; mix well
  6. Transfer the dough into a bowl or air tight container and refrigerate for 2-3 hours or for best results, overnight!
  7. Scoop batter into 2 inch balls, sprinkle sea salt on top of each and place a pecan half on top of each ball of dough (do not flatten the dough)
  8. Bake the cookies for 12-13 minutes or until the edges are golden brown (the center may still seem under cooked, but they do continue to bake out of the oven)
  9. Allow the cookies to cool
  10. Serve warm or store in a air tight container
  11. Enjoy!