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Dark Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies with Pecans

These dark chocolate chip oatmeal cookies with pecans are thick, chewy and filled with flavor. They are packed with dark chocolate chips, crunchy pecans, made with brown butter, and sprinkled with flake salt. This is an easy recipe that you will love!
4.80 from 5 votes
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 14 minutes
Chill Time 30 minutes
Total Time 54 minutes
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 16 cookies
Calories 161 kcal


  • ½ cup packed dark brown sugar
  • ½ cup sugar
  • ½ cup browned unsalted butter, cooled
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 egg, room temperature
  • 1 ½ cups oatmeal
  • ¾ cup flour
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • ¼ teaspoon baking powder
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ½ cup pecan pieces
  • ½ cup extra dark chocolate baking chips
  • Flake salt


  • Line a bakiing sheet with parchment paper.
  • In a medium sized bowl, combine the sugars, butter, egg, and vanilla. Stir with a whisk until fully combined.
    ½ cup packed dark brown sugar, ½ cup sugar, ½ cup browned unsalted butter, cooled, ½ teaspoon vanilla, 1 egg, room temperature
  • In a separate medium sized bowl, combine the oatmeal, flour, baking soda, baking powder, and salt. Stir with a whisk to combine.
    1 ½ cups oatmeal, ¾ cup flour, ½ teaspoon baking soda, ¼ teaspoon baking powder, ¼ teaspoon salt
  • Add the oatmeal mixture to the sugar mixture and stir just until almost combined. Add the pecans and chocolate chips and stir just until you no longer see any dry flour.
    ½ cup pecan pieces, ½ cup extra dark chocolate baking chips
  • Using a cookie scoop, place dough on prepared cookie sheet. Place in the refrigerator for 30-45 minutes.
  • Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • Bake cookies 2 inches apart on parchment lined baking sheet for 12-14 minutes, or until just starting to brown around the edges. Remove from oven, sprinkle with flake salt and let cool for 2 minutes before transferring to a wire rack to cool completely.


Calories: 161kcalCarbohydrates: 22.9gProtein: 2.1gFat: 7gSaturated Fat: 4.3gCholesterol: 25mgSodium: 80mgPotassium: 59mgFiber: 1gSugar: 13.1gCalcium: 16mgIron: 1mg
Keyword brown butter, cookies, dark chocolate chips, oameal, pecans
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