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Chocolate Platter Cookies


Makes about 16 cookies


1 cup unsalted butter, softened
1 cup packed light brown sugar
1/2 cup granulated sugar
2 eggs
2-1/3 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 package (12 ounces) semisweet chocolate chunks
2 cups chopped pecans


  1. Preheat oven to 375°F. Lightly grease cookie sheets or line with parchment paper. Cream butter with sugars until smooth. Add eggs; beat until fluffy. Combine flour, baking soda and salt in small bowl. Add to creamed mixture, mixing until dough is stiff. Stir in chocolate chunks and pecans. Drop dough by 1/3 cupfuls onto prepared cookie sheets, spacing 4 inches apart. Using back of fork, flatten each cookie to about 1/2 inch thick. Bake 15 minutes or until light golden. Remove to wire racks to cool.

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