White Chocolate and Pecan Cookies
Chewy drop cookies studded with creamy white chocolate chips and crunchy pecans.
1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 cup butter
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1/4 cup firmly packed brown sugar
1 large egg
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/2 cup coarsely chopped white chocolate
1/3 cup chopped pecans
- In large bowl beat sugar and butter together until fluffy. Add the egg and vanilla; mixing well.
- Sift together the flour, salt, and baking powder; add to the creamed mixture, stirring until just mixed. Add white chocolate and nuts, stirring until just mixed.
- Spoon dough out onto a ungreased cookie sheet.
- Bake in a preheated oven at 375°F (190°C) for about 5 to 10 minutes, or until golden brown on the bottom. Allow to cool slightly on the cookie sheet before removing to wire rack to finish cooling.
Makes 2 dozen cookies.