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Chocolate chunk pecan cookies

Published: March 25, 2015 at 4:07 pm
  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Total time
  • Easy
  • Makes 12

Chunky, nutty and oh-so-moreish, these chocolate pecan cookies are the perfect after dinner treat or edible gift. Just make sure you reach for them quick, they won't be around long...


Try our easy recipe for chocolate chunk pecan cookies, then check out more delicious cookie recipes such as these classic chocolate chip cookies and our edible cookie dough.


  • 200g dark chocolate, broken into chunks
  •  100g butter, chopped 
  • 50g  light muscovado sugar
  • 85g  golden caster sugar
  • 1 tsp  vanilla extract
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 100g pecans
  • 100g plain flour
  • 1 tsp bicarbonate of soda


  • STEP 1

    Melt 85g of the chocolate, then beat in the butter, sugars, vanilla and egg until smooth. Stir in most of the remaining chocolate and nuts, then the flour and bicarbonate of soda.

  • STEP 2

    Heap 12 spoonfuls, spaced apart, on baking sheets, then poke in the last nuts and chocolate chunks. Bake for 12 mins at 180C/fan 160C/gas 4 until firm.

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