Chocolate chip and pecan cookies

Chocolate chip and pecan cookies


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About this recipe: These buttery cookies will knock the socks of everyone. They are soft, flavoured with bourbon and dotted with chocolate chips and pecans.


Makes: 60 cookies

  • 280g plain flour
  • 1 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 225g butter, softened
  • 100g caster sugar
  • 220g dark brown soft sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 5 tablespoons Kentucky bourbon
  • 180g chopped pecans
  • 250g plain chocolate chips

Prep:20min  ›  Cook:10min  ›  Ready in:30min 

  1. Preheat oven to 180 C / Gas 4. In a medium bowl, stir together the flour, bicarbonate of soda and salt with a fork. Set aside.
  2. Cream together the butter, caster sugar and dark brown soft sugar until smooth. Beat in the eggs one at a time, then stir in the bourbon. Stir in the flour mixture just until blended. Fold in pecans and chocolate chips. Drop large spoons of the batter onto ungreased baking trays.
  3. Bake in the preheated oven until the edges are lightly browned, about 10 minutes. Cool on the baking trays for 1 minute, then remove to wire racks to cool completely.

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