Jumbo Chocolate Cookies


Author Notes: Jumbo Chocolate Cookies are extra chocolatey with cocoa and chocolate chips. Toasted pecans add a little crunch. Sprinkle with powdered sugar for a beautiful presentation.Hannah Turner /Alfresco Foodie

Makes: 20 cookies

Ingredients

  • 1 cup butter, melted
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 12 ounces semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1 cup chopped, toasted pecans
  • powdered sugar, optional
In This Recipe

Directions

  1. Melt butter in a large bowl. Add sugar, egg, and vanilla. Cream together until smooth.
  2. In a separate bowl, mix together flour, cocoa, and baking soda. Stir into wet ingredients.
  3. Stir in chocolate chips and toasted pecans.
  4. Shape into balls using 1/4 cup cookie dough for each cookie.
  5. Bake at 350 for 12-15 minutes.
  6. Cool. Sprinkle with powdered sugar, if desired.

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