Once-A-Year Chocolate Chip Cookies
Once-A-Year Chocolate Chip Cookies recipe
chunky (see note)
salted, roasted, optional
Preheat oven to 300 degrees.
Beat butter and sugar in bowl of heavy-duty electric mixer until light and creamy.
Beat in vanilla.
Add flour and baking powder; beat just until mixed.
Stir in chocolate pieces and pecans.
Dough will be firm.
Shape into 6 or 7 lemon-sized balls.
Arrange 3 inches apart on ungreased baking sheet.
Using palm of hand, flatten each cookie to ½-inch thickness.
Bake cookies until faintly browned at edges, about 45 minutes.
Remove from oven.
Note: It's essential to use the best-quality chocolate available for these cookies.
You can buy 1 (3-ounce) bar of semisweet chocolate and break it into bite-size pieces.