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Three chocolate chip and pecan cookies stacked on each other

Ambrosian Chocolate Chip and Pecan Cookies

Moist, melt-in your mouth chocolate chip cookies with crunchy pecans for a truly ambrosian experience.
5 from 6 votes
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 14 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 24 cookies


  • 1 cup unsalted butter softened
  • 1 cup brown sugar packed
  • ¾ cup white sugar
  • 1 egg +1 egg yolk
  • 2 tsp vanilla
  • cups all-purpose-flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 cup chocolate chips
  • 0.5 cups pecans chopped


  • Pre-heat oven to 350°F.
  • Line large baking sheets with parchment paper.
  • Cream together butter and sugars for 2-3 minutes.
  • Mix in egg and egg-yolk and vanilla until combined.
  • Add baking powder and salt to the bowl and mix briefly.
  • Pour in flour and stir just until all flour is incorporated.
  • Measure in chocolate chips and pecans and mix very briefly to combine.
  • Place 2-3 tbsp dough balls about 2 in. apart on lined baking sheets.
  • Lightly press down on dough balls.
  • Bake for 12-14 minutes, until very lightly browned. Cookies will still be soft upon cooling so be careful not to overcook.
Keyword ambrosian, chocolate, chocolate chip, cookies, dessert, pecan, pecans, sweets
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