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Pecan & Oat Chocolate Chip Cookies

Pecan & Oat Chocolate Chip Cookies also known as “I Want to Marry You Cookies” are as good as they sound. Oatmeal raisin cookies are the butt of a lot of jokes – I make them too. I don’t hate the cookies, but they’re definitely not my favorite. But, these cookies with oats are actually delicious because they have chocolate chips and pecans!

I can’t remember the exact source from the recipe I have, but I found this one via Pinterest and while it’s quite possible this is not the one I copied down to make these cookies, it looks close enough!

You can click on the link above for the exact recipe, but I’ve got photos below of all the steps I took to make these cookies and I’ll let you know any changes I made.

Pecan & Oat Chocolate Chip Cookies

In bowls I measured out oats, chopped pecans, white, and semi-sweet chocolate chips.

I also mixed together some of the dry ingredients – flour, baking soda, salt, and cinnamon.

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After the butter melts, add in the sugar. The recipes for these cookies usually call for both brown and granulated sugar. I only use brown sugar for these cookies and I also use less than the amount called for in the recipes to cut down on sugar and also I find some cookies to be too sweet.

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Once the sugar is all incorporated, chill the mixture for 10 minutes. Then, I transferred the mixture to my mixing bowl. Some recipes call for you to mix the rest of the ingredients by hand, but I used my stand mixer.

Add in the egg, egg yolk, vanilla, and then the flour and oats mixture. Next, add in the pecans and chocolate chips.

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Once it’s also mixed together, you’ll take the dough and roll it by hand in to balls. You can add more pecans and chocolate chips on top. I only added half a pecan to the top of each and I didn’t add any more chocolate chips because they all seemed to have enough.

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Chill the rolled out dough in the refrigerator for 30 minutes and then bake at 325 for 14-18 minutes or until golden brown. I did make a note that the recipe I used said this recipe would yield 2 dozen, but I was able to get 5 dozen! I think I just roll my cookies smaller, but I don’t think they’re that small. I think they’re a good size!

Let me know if you try these delicious cookies!

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