Mean Chef's Oatmeal Pecan Chocolate Chunk Cookies

Recipe by newspapergal
READY IN: 36mins




  • In a medium bowl, whisk together flour, salt, baking powder, and baking soda.
  • Set dry ingredients aside.
  • In the bowl of an electric mixer, combine butter with both sugars; beat until light and fluffy.
  • Add vanilla, milk, and eggs; mix well.
  • Add reserved dry ingredients, and beat until just combined.
  • Remove bowl from mixer, and fold in oats, chocolate, and pecans.
  • Place dough in the refrigerator until firm, at least 2 hours or overnight.
  • Heat oven to 350°.
  • Line two baking sheets with parchment paper, and set aside.
  • Remove dough from refrigerator.
  • Using an ice-cream scoop, shape into 2-inch-diameter balls.
  • Place six balls on each baking sheet, spaced 4 inches apart, and press down Transfer to oven.
  • Bake until golden, but still soft in center, 15 to 16 minutes.
  • Remove from oven, and place on a wire rack to cool completely.
  • Repeat with remaining dough.
  • Store in an airtight container up to 2 days.