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White Chocolate Pecan Cookies

Salty and sweet is the best combination to bite into and these White Chocolate Pecan Cookies are the ultimate flavor burst. A perfect alternative to a classic chocolate chip cookie and loaded with white chocolate chunks and chopped pecans, this cookie is big in size and flavor.
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Course: Cookies
Cuisine: Dessert
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 12 minutes
Total Time: 27 minutes
Servings: 8
Calories: 585kcal


  • 2 Cups All Purpose Flour
  • 1 Teaspoon Baking Soda 
  • ¼ Teaspoon Salt
  • 1 Cup (2 sticks) Unsalted Butter Room Temperature
  • ¾ Cup Light Brown Sugar
  • ½ Cup Granulated Sugar
  • 1 Large Egg Room Temperature
  • 1 Teaspoon Vanilla Extract
  • 1 Cup White Chocolate Chopped
  • ½ Cup Pecans Chopped


  • In a medium bowl combine the flour, baking soda and salt; set aside
  • In a mixing bowl with paddle attachment combine the unsalted butter, light brown sugar and granulated sugar and cream together until smooth and creamy and pale in color 
  • Add the egg and vanilla extract and continue mixing on low speed until combined; scrape down the sides in between mixing
  • Slowly add the dry ingredients to the butter mixture and mix until ingredients are incorporated (do not overmix)
  • Using a spatula, fold the chopped white chocolate and chopped pecans into the cookie batter
  • Scoop the cookie dough into 3 ounce cookie dough balls and place on a parchment lined baking sheet
  • Wrap the cookies with plastic wrap and refrigerate for 3-4 hours or overnight
  • Once the cookies are chilled, preheat oven to 350 degrees F and separate cookies onto parchment lined baking sheets approximately 4 inches apart (fitting only 4 cookies per baking sheet)
  • Bake the cookies for 12-14 minutes, the cookies will be light golden on the edges  
  • Allow the cookies to cool completely before removing them from the baking sheets
  • Serve and Enjoy! 


Serving: 8g | Calories: 585kcal | Carbohydrates: 67g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 34g | Saturated Fat: 18g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 88mg | Sodium: 243mg | Potassium: 149mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 43g | Vitamin A: 751IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 69mg | Iron: 2mg
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