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5 from 2 votes

Ultimate Chocolate Chip Cookies

These ultimate chocolate chip cookies are full of chocolate chips and nuts.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: bakery-style chocolate chip cookies, chocolate chip cookies with pecans, pecan chocolate chip cookies, ultimate chocolate chip cookies
Servings: 18
Calories: 285kcal
Author: Barbara

Ingredients

  • 2 1/4 cups flour (level out the 2 cups, but heap the 1/4 cup)
  • 1 teaspoon salt heaping
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda heaping
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 sticks Imperial margarine cold (not softened)
  • 1 1/2 cups chopped pecans
  • 11.5 oz. bag chocolate chips

Instructions

  • Gently mix flour, salt and baking soda.
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  • In a separate bowl, combine both sugars and vanilla; add eggs and incorporate by hand. Do not over mix!
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  • With a fork, shave the cold margarine into the flour mixture. Once again, do not over mix. There should be butter shavings visible throughout the cookie dough.
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  • Add the dry margarine mixture into the wet mixture. Use a pastry blender to incorporate the margarine until large chunks of margarine remain. Do not over mix!
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  • Add pecans and chocolate chips. Do not over mix!
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  • Gently, scoop golf ball sized balls of dough onto cookie sheet six to a sheet pan. Do not over pat or touch the dough too much.
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  • Bake in a preheated 375 degree F oven for 13 or 15 minutes.
  • Remove from sheet pan immediately and cool on a wire rack.
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Notes

  • These are a bakery-style chocolate chip cookie. They are larger, thicker and have a nice soft texture.
  • The key to this entire recipe is to not use a mixer and do not over-mix in any step of the recipe.
  • Use a fork, knife, your hands or a pastry blender to shave the COLD margarine into the dry ingredients.
  • When everything is added, there should be pea-sized bits of margarine all throughout the dough.
  • Roll the pecan chocolate chip cookie dough into golf-ball sized dough balls.
  • Remove the cookies from the pan IMMEDIATLY after they come out of the oven onto a cooling rack.
  • We also love this crispy, mini chocolate chip cookie recipe

Nutrition

Calories: 285kcal | Carbohydrates: 31g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 17g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 18mg | Sodium: 318mg | Potassium: 78mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 18g | Vitamin A: 481IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 23mg | Iron: 1mg