Slice & Bake Chocolate Pecan CookiesToasting the pecans makes a huge difference in the taste of these cookies. The double…
Slice & Bake Chocolate Pecan Cookies
1-1/2 cups butter, softened 2-1/4 cups confectioners’ sugar 1 large egg, room temperature 3 teaspoons vanilla extract 3-1/4 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 cup baking cocoa 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1-2/3 cups chopped pecans, toasted 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips 1 cup white baking chips
In a large bowl, cream butter and confectioners’ sugar until light and fluffy, 5-7 minutes.
Beat in egg and vanilla.
Combine the flour, cocoa and baking powder; gradually add to creamed mixture and mix well.
Stir in pecans.
Shape into four 6-in.
logs; wrap and refrigerate for 2 hours or until firm.
Unwrap the dough and cut into 1/4-in.
Place 2 in.
apart on ungreased baking sheets.
Bake at 375° for 10-12 minutes or until firm.
Remove to wire racks to cool.
In a microwave, melt semisweet chocolate chips; stir until smooth.
Drizzle over cookies.
Repeat with white chips.
Let stand until set.
Store in an airtight container.
Nutrition Facts 1 each:
- 86 calories, 6g fat (3g saturated fat), 10mg cholesterol, 25mg sodium, 9g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 0 fiber), 1g protein.
Diabetic exchanges; 1 fat, 1/2 starch.