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Texas Chocolate Chip Pecan Cookies

March 15, 2014Teresa

Texas Chocolate Chip Pecan Cookies are amazing. Lovely chocolate cookies are filled with chocolate chips and pecans. They’re soft and chewy with a tiny bit of crunch from the pecans. Yum.

Chocolate lovers will certainly have every sweet tooth satisfied after a bite of these luscious cookies. They’re not overly difficult either. I highly recommend them any time of the year for chocolate snacks. But they are exceptionally nice for Christmas cookie baking, tailgating parties, potlucks, and special occasions.

My husband recently took a tray of these sensational cookies in for a meeting at his office. All the guys in that meeting loved them. I’ve already had them–and their wives–asking for the recipe. So I figured I’d better get these yummy cookies posted, pronto! I recently was looking through my recipe books trying to find some tasty goodies to make for John’s meeting. I came across a recipe I had clipped off the back of an H-E-B chocolate chip package some time ago.

Those who follow my blog know how much I enjoy trying recipes from the back of boxes. And, almost without fail, they always turn out great. I gave the recipe a try and Texas Chocolate Chip Pecan Cookies were a wonderful result. I loved the chocolaty flavor and I think you will too.

If you’re looking for a fantastic chocolate cookie loaded with chocolate chips and pecans, you’ll love this one. So will your family and all the folks you give a sample to!

I initially posted this recipe in March 2014. I recently remade these cookies (October 2019) for a youth discipleship weekend at our church. These cookies went to host home with six middle school age girls. I heard they demolished these cookies and could not get enough of them.

These lovely Texas Chocolate Chip Pecan Cookies are wonderful. They’re perfect for a Christmas Cookie Exchange or sharing with friends and co-workers during the holiday season. I hope you give ’em a try. 🙂

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Texas Chocolate Chip Pecan Cookies are amazing.

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We have already had several requests for the recipe for these delicious cookies!

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Chocolate lovers will love these rich, chocolaty cookies.

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Prepare yourself for a chocolate sensation!

Here’s what I did.

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I used these ingredients.

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Place softened butter, cocoa, sugar, brown sugar, eggs and vanilla in a large mixing bowl. Add baking soda and salt.

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Mix with an electric mixer until smooth.

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Stir in UNBLEACHED all-purpose flour. (Bleached flour toughens baked goods). Add chocolate chips and pecans.

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Stir with a wooden spoon until combined.

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Roll cookie dough into balls and place on cookie sheets that have been sprayed with cooking spray.

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Bake 10-12 minutes at 350 until cookies are done. Rotate cookies on racks every six minutes while baking.

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Texas Chocolate Chip Pecan Cookies are great for potlucks, tailgating parties, or sharing with friends. 

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You and your family will love these tasty treats.

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You get double chocolate delight with these sensational chocolaty cookies!

Here’s the recipe.

TEXAS CHOCOLATE CHIP PECAN COOKIES

(Recipe adapted from the back of a chocolate chip package from H-E-B grocery stores)

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Texas Chocolate Chip Pecan Cookies are sensational. These lovely, chocolaty cookies are filled with chocolate chips and pecans. Every bite will have you drooling. These cookies are great for holiday baking, Christmas Cookie Exchanges, tailgating parties, potlucks, and family get-togethers. If you have a sweet tooth, these delicious cookies need to be on your go-to list!
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Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
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  1. Mix butter, sugars, eggs, vanilla, cocoa, salt and baking soda with an electric mixer until well mixed.
  2. Stir in flour, pecans and chocolate chips with a wooden spoon.
  3. Spray cookie sheets with cooking spray.
  4. Roll cookie dough into balls and place on prepared cookie sheets.
  5. Bake at 375° about 10-12 minutes or until cookies are done.
  6. Rotate racks about every 6 minutes while baking.
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Recipe adapted from H-E-B.
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[b]Texas Chocolate Chip Pecan Cookies[/b]
 
Recipe Type: Cookies, Brownies and Bars
Cuisine: American
Author: Teresa Ambra adapted from the back of a chocolate chip package from [url href=”http://www.heb.com/recipes/Texas-Chocolate-Chip-Pecan-Cookies/4525023″ target=”_blank” title=”texas chocolate chip chocolate cookies”]H-E-B[/url] grocery stores
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Serves: 48
Lovely, chocolaty cookie filled with chocolate chips and pecans. Great for holiday baking, tailgating parties, potlucks, and family get-togethers.
Ingredients
  • 1 cup butter
  • ¾ cup granulated sugar
  • ¾ cup brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 1/3 cup baker’s scoop cocoa (a little more than 1/3 cup)
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 2 ½ cups Gold Medal UNBLEACHED all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup chopped pecans
  • 12-oz. pkg. chocolate chips
Instructions
  1. Mix butter, sugars, eggs, vanilla, cocoa, salt and baking soda with an electric mixer until well mixed.
  2. Stir in flour, pecans and chocolate chips with a wooden spoon.
  3. Spray cookie sheets with cooking spray.
  4. Scoop out dough with a 1/8” ice cream scoop and place on cookie sheets.
  5. Bake at 375° about 10-12 minutes or until cookies are done.
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These wonderful cookies are simple and easy enough to make any time of the year. Your kids will love them for afterschool snacks. 

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These cookies are sure to satisfy your sweet toot

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Texas Chocolate Chip Pecan Cookies are great for holiday baking, too.

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3 Comments

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  • Zainab @ Blahnik Baker

    March 15, 2014 at 1:37 pm

    I’ve never had pecans in chocolate chip cookies…actually I’ve never had nuts in my chocolate chip cookies. What a great idea!!! Love these cookies and can’t wait to try 🙂

    1. Teresa

      March 15, 2014 at 7:23 pm

      They really are great in chocolate chip cookies. I have several chocolate chip recipes that have nuts. These are especially good. Thanks so much for stopping by!

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