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Nutrition Facts

Calories 1045
  Calories from Fat 609 (58%)
(110%)Total Fat 71g
(167%)Saturated Fat 33g
Polyunsaturated Fat 8g
Monounsaturated Fat 25g
(76%)Cholesterol 228mg
(47%)Sodium 1136mg
(20%)Potassium 699mg
Total Carbohydrate 106g
(39%)Dietary Fiber 10g
Sugars 80g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(24%)Protein 12g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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Chocolate Pecan Cookies

Ingredients

  • Cooking spray, as needed

  • 1 cup chopped roasted pecans

  • 1 cup butter

  • 1 cup brown sugar, firmly packed

  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar

  • 2 eggs

  • 1 cup cocoa powder

  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour

  • 1 tsp baking soda

  • 1/2 tsp kosher salt

  • 2 tsp vanilla

Try dolloping each cookie with caramel sauce.

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • Spray a shallow baking dish or cookie sheet with non-stick spray and spread the pecans in a single layer. Roast the nuts until they are fragrant.
  • When pecans are done, turn oven up to 375°F.
  • Melt butter and add to mixing bowl. Add the sugars and beat on medium speed until it is creamed and light in color.
  • Add eggs and beat until well combined.
  • In another bowl, sift together cocoa powder, flour, baking soda, and salt. Add flour mixture slowly to the mixing bowl and beat on low until well combined. Add vanilla and combine.
  • Chop pecans and fold into the mixture.
  • Spoon the dough onto the cookie sheet and bake for about 10–15 minutes.

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