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Browned Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies and Chocolate and Pecan Dip

This Browned Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies with a luscious Chocolate and Pecan Dip is a delectable treat featuring gooey chocolate, nutty pecans, and the rich flavor of browned butter, creating a dessert experience that’s both decadent and comforting. Perfect for sweet cravings or any occasion that deserves a touch of homemade sweetness.

Why You’ll Love Browned Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies and Chocolate and Pecan Dip

  • Effortlessly Easy: No complex techniques or lengthy kitchen hours required; these cookies are a breeze to make.
  • Sweet Bliss: Experience the joy of biting into warm, gooey cookies with a perfect crisp edge, coated in rich dark chocolate and crunchy pecans.
  • Versatile Treat: From midnight snacks to weekend indulgence or impressive gathering desserts, these cookies fit any occasion.
  • Creative Cookie Fun: Unleash your inner cookie artist—dipping and decorating allow for endless creative possibilities.
  • Indulgent Experience: Beyond a treat, these cookies are a rich experience with browned butter, sweet chocolate chips, and delightful pecan crunch.

Ingredients Needed To Make Browned Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies and Chocolate and Pecan Dip

  • GF flour
  • Baking soda
  • Kosher salt
  • Light brown sugar
  • Granulated sugar
  • Butter
  • Vanilla extract
  • Eggs
  • Chocolate chips (mix of dark & milk)
  • Dark chocolate
  • Pecans

How To Make Browned Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies and Chocolate and Pecan Dip

  1. In a small stock pot, brown the butter over medium/low heat for around 10 minutes until light golden brown. Watch closely if using dairy-free butter.
  2. Remove butter and let it cool partially. In a mixing bowl, combine brown sugar, granulated sugar, and butter. Mix for 3 minutes.
  3. Mix in eggs one at a time, add vanilla, and then incorporate dry ingredients. Stir in 1 ½ cups of chocolate chips. Allow the mixture to set for 30 minutes at room temperature.
  4. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees. Line 3 cookie sheets with parchment paper.
  5. Scoop equal-sized cookies using a 2 tbsp ice cream scoop, leaving 2” of space. Bake for 9-11 minutes until edges are golden brown and inside is slightly sunken.
  6. Remove from the oven and let cookies sit on sheets for 5 minutes before transferring to a cooling rack.
  7. Once cool, melt dark chocolate. Spread chocolate on the bottom of each cookie with a spatula and sprinkle chopped pecans on top.
  8. Place cookies on a parchment paper-lined sheet and refrigerate for 30 minutes to set. Enjoy your indulgent treat!

Variations & Substitutions

  • Nut-Free Version: Replace pecans with shredded coconut or omit for a nut-free alternative. 
  • Double Chocolate Delight: Increase the amount of chocolate chips or mix in white chocolate chips for an extra chocolatey experience. 

Commonly Asked Questions

Can I use regular butter instead of browned butter?

While browned butter adds a rich flavor, you can use regular butter if preferred. The cookies will still be delicious.

Can I make these cookies in advance?

Yes, you can prepare the cookie dough in advance and refrigerate it. Just let it come to room temperature before baking.

Can I freeze the cookie dough?

Absolutely! Portion the cookie dough into balls, freeze on a tray, then transfer to a bag. Bake from frozen, adding a couple of minutes to the baking time.

What’s the best way to store these cookies?

Store in an airtight container at room temperature for up to a week. For longer storage, freeze the cookies.

Can I use different types of chocolate for dipping?

Certainly! Experiment with milk or white chocolate for dipping based on your taste preferences.

How do I know when the cookies are done baking?

The edges should be golden brown, and the center slightly sunken. Be cautious not to overbake for a chewy texture.

Can I use a mix of chocolate chip varieties?

Yes, combining dark and milk chocolate chips adds depth to the flavor. Feel free to get creative with your chocolate choices.

Browned Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies with Chocolate and Pecan Dip

Indulge in the delightful fusion of nutty browned butter, sweet chocolate chips, and crunchy pecans with these easy-to-make cookies.
5 from 1 vote
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Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Browned Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies with Chocolate and Pecan DipBrowned Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies and Chocolate and Pecan Dip
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 11 minutes
Additional Time: 35 minutes
Total Time: 56 minutes
Servings: 24 cookies
Calories: 349kcal

Equipment

  • Measuring cups/spoons
  • Small Stock Pot
  • Mixing Bowl
  • Cookie sheets
  • Parchment paper
  • Spatula
  • cooling rack

Ingredients

  • 2 ¼ cups 1.1 GF flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp kosher salt
  • ¾ cup light brown sugar packed
  • cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup butter
  • 2 ½ tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 ½ cups chocolate chips mix of dark & milk
  • 2 cups dark chocolate
  • 2 cups pecans finely chopped

Instructions

  • In a small stock pot, brown the butter over medium/low heat for around 10 minutes until light golden brown. Watch closely if using dairy-free butter.
  • Remove butter and let it cool partially. In a mixing bowl, combine brown sugar, granulated sugar, and butter. Mix for 3 minutes.
  • Mix in eggs one at a time, add vanilla, and then incorporate dry ingredients. Stir in 1 ½ cups of chocolate chips. Allow the mixture to set for 30 minutes at room temperature.
  • Preheat the oven to 375 degrees. Line 3 cookie sheets with parchment paper.
  • Scoop equal-sized cookies using a 2 tbsp ice cream scoop, leaving 2” of space. Bake for 9-11 minutes until edges are golden brown and inside is slightly sunken.
  • Remove from the oven and let cookies sit on sheets for 5 minutes before transferring to a cooling rack.
  • Once cool, melt dark chocolate. Spread chocolate on the bottom of each cookie with a spatula and sprinkle chopped pecans on top.
  • Place cookies on a parchment paper-lined sheet and refrigerate for 30 minutes to set. Enjoy your indulgent treat!

Notes

Variations:
  • Nut-Free Version: Replace pecans with shredded coconut or omit for a nut-free alternative.
  • Double Chocolate Delight: Increase the amount of chocolate chips or mix in white chocolate chips for an extra chocolatey experience.

Nutrition

Calories: 349kcal | Carbohydrates: 33g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 24g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 7g | Trans Fat: 0.3g | Cholesterol: 34mg | Sodium: 213mg | Potassium: 187mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 20g | Vitamin A: 266IU | Vitamin C: 0.1mg | Calcium: 42mg | Iron: 2mg
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2 Comments

  1. 5 stars
    LOVE these cookies, I was looking for a recipe to really “wow” everyone and this came up on my feed. Although it’s a 24-72h recipe, was it ever worth it! I got rave reviews of 13.5/10 and even teenager approved! Two thumbs up!

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