Chocolate Pecan Cookies

Chocolate Pecan Cookies Recipe

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Brenda Newton


I love these cookies. It is actually one that was a recipe for a magic in the middle type cookie, but I fell in love with just the simplier cookie of the chocolate and pecans. I hope that you will enjoy them as much as I have. I would have a picture, but they don't last long enough in my house to get one! Maybe next time.

★★★★★ 2 votes
3 dozen
2 Hr 15 Min
10 Min


1 c
butter, softened
1 c
1 c
packed brown sugar
2 1/4 c
self-rising flour
2 tsp
3/4 c
cocoa powder
1 1/2 c
pecans, chopped finely
4 Tbsp

How to Make Chocolate Pecan Cookies


  • 1Beat butter and combine with both sugars, eggs, and vanilla.
  • 2Combine flour and cocoa and add to sugar mixture.
  • 3Divide chopped pecans stirring in 1/2 cup into mixture. Cover and chill for 2 hours.
  • 4Preheat oven at 350.
  • 5Combine 4 Tbsps. sugar and remaining cup of chopped pecans in bowl.
    Divide dough into 4 parts only taking out 1 at a time leaving rest in frig.
  • 6Roll dough into 1-2 in. balls and roll in sugar mixture. Press the balls down flat on cookie sheet. Bake for 8 minutes and cool for a couple of mins. before removing from pan. Depending on pans you use you may find that you need to spray your pan before placing cookies on cookie sheet. I didn't have to, but you may.

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About Chocolate Pecan Cookies

Course/Dish: Cookies, Chocolate
Hashtags: #cookie, #pecans