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Chocolate Chip Pecan Cookies

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Ingredients

1-1/4 cups brown sugar
1-1/4 cups granulated sugar
1/2 cup butter, softened
2 eggs
1 tablespoon vanilla
4 cups flour
2 teaspoons baking soda
1 teaspoon salt
Pinch cinnamon
2-1/2 cups chocolate chips
1/2 cup chopped pecans

Instructions

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Cream sugars and butter until smooth. Add eggs and vanilla. Mix again. In a separate bowl, combine flour, baking soda, salt and cinnamon. Add to creamed mixture. Stir until dough forms. Add chocolate chips and pecans. Spoon onto cookie sheets and bake 8-10 minutes.

Eudell Watts III
Rock Island




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