I decided to add white chocolate chips to my cookies. I was inspired by a similar recipe for Butter Pecan Cookies that called for butterscotch chips, but I couldn't find them (another thing the British are missing out on?). The white chocolate chips were a really tasty addition though, so I'm glad I went with them.
What you'll need:
3/4 cup chopped pecans
1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter at room temp.
1/3 cup sugar, plus more for coating
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/8 teaspoon salt
1 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 cup white chocolate or butterscotch chips
Preheat your oven to 350° F. On a baking-sheet roast your pecans until fragrant (about 6-10 mins). Let cool and then finely chop.
Cream your butter for about a minute. Add sugar and blend the two together for another minute. Beat in vanilla, salt and flour. If it seems like hardly any dough, never fear, it'll make at least a dozen cookies.
Fold in pecans and white chocolate chips (I used the mini ones).
Separate, squeeze and roll dough into small balls. Roll the balls in sugar before placing them on your baking-sheet (about 3 inches apart).
Gently flatten with the bottom of a glass. Reshape the edges of the cookies if you want them to be all purdy.
Bake until just golden brown (~12 mins).
Enjoy them warm with a glass of milk or all on their own! They are seriously so melt-in-your-mouth delicious and perfect for a fall party.
If you try them do let me know what you think. My next mission is to make something that involves Nutella, any suggestions? Happy Friday everyone; enjoy your weekend!
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