Chocolate chip and pecan cookies Recipe

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15 min


10 min

Nutrition per portion

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  -  Saturates Arrayg 0%

With big chunks of chocolate and nuts, these rich and indulgent cookies are the perfect grown-up biscuits. The perfect accompaniment to that afternoon cuppa or as a lunchbox pick-me-up, these tasty sweet treats are the perfect easy baking project for the weekend. Children will love to help shape the cookies too


  • 200g dark chocolate, roughly broken
  • 100g butter, cubed
  • 50g light muscovado sugar
  • 85g golden caster sugar
  • 1tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 100g pecan nuts
  • 100g plain flour
  • 1tsp bicarbonate of soda


  • Preheat the oven to 180°C/Fan 160°C/gas mark 4.

  • Melt half of the chocolate over a pan of simmering water.

  • Beat in the butter, sugar, vanilla and egg until smooth. Stir in three-quarters of the nuts and remaining chocolate, then the flour and bicarbonate of soda.

  • Use a teaspoon to heap 12 blobs of the mixture onto a baking sheet lined with parchment. Then insert the reserved nuts and chocolate into the mixture.

  • Bake for 12 minutes until firm.

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