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Pecan Praline Cookies

These delicious Pecan Praline Cookies are packed with chunks of buttery pralines, crunchy pecans and sweet chocolate chips.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Dessert
Servings: 2 dozen
Author: Joanie Zisk

Ingredients

PRALINES

  • 1/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup heavy cream
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1/4 cup pecans , chopped

COOKIES

  • 2 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup butter (2 sticks)
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 3/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 cups semi-sweet chocolate chips

Instructions

  • Combine the sugars, the heavy cream and the butter in a medium-sized pot over a medium-high heat.
  • When the mixture comes to aboil, start stirring constantly. Add the pecans. Let it boil and continue stirring for 3 minutes.
  • Remove the pan from the heat and stir for 1 minute more. The syrup will become creamy and cloudy and will start to thicken.
  • Drop by spoonfuls onto parchment paper. Let cool.
  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
  • Combine the flour, baking soda and salt in a small bowl.
  • Beat butter, sugars and vanilla extract in large mixing bowl until creamy.
  • Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
  • Slowly add in flour mixture.
  • Stir in chocolate chips.
  • Crumble pralines and fold to cookie batter.
  • Bake for 8-10 minutes on until golden brown.
  • Cool on baking sheet for 2 minutes; remove to wire racks to cool completely.