Chocolate Pecan Oatmeal Cookies

READY IN: 32mins
Recipe by theatrenut

These cookies are absolutely FANTASTIC. I took the original recipe idea from allrecipes.com and modified it to make it my own... I knew that these cookies were a keeper when my oatmeal-cookie-HATING younger brothers DEVOURED half the batch right off the cooling rack!!! I wasn’t even done baking yet! My parents also RAVED over these cookies and now ask me to make them for their bake sales, parties, co-workers, etc. Which isn’t a problem because they are sooo easy to make. Hope you enjoy! Note: I recommend using an electric mixer for the ingredients up until adding the oatmeal, chocolate chips, and pecans... It works wonderfully

Top Review by SaggitariusJill

Good cookies even for a non-cookie eater like myself! Thanks! Will definitely be making more! Hubby just LOVES them!

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F.
  2. In a large bowl, cream butter and sugars.
  3. Add eggs, one at a time, mixing until smooth.
  4. Mix in vanilla extract.
  5. Mix in baking soda, salt, and flour until just combined (Don’t over-mix flour!=tough cookie. blech!).
  6. Stir in oatmeal, chocolate chips, and pecans until evenly combined.
  7. Drop dough onto cookie sheets lined with parchment paper (I use a medium-sized cookie scoop…So easy!).
  8. Place cookies in preheated oven and bake for 12-15 minutes (depending on your preference/oven).
  9. Remove from oven and place on cooling rack.
  10. Eat.
  11. Enjoy.
  12. Be Happy!

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