• 1 cup butter softened
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 cup finely chopped pecans
  • 1/2 cup miniature chocolate chips
  • 1 1/2 cups powdered sugar


  • Preheat the oven to 325 degrees F. Line two sheet pans with parchment paper or nonstick baking mats.
  • Place the butter and granulated sugar in the bowl of a mixer and beat until light and fluffy. 
  • Add the vanilla extract and beat for 30 seconds.
  • Add the flour, pecans and chocolate chips. Mix on low speed until a crumbly dough forms.
  • Roll the dough into 1 inch balls and place 1 1/2 inches apart on the prepared pans.
  • Bake for 16-18 minutes until light brown. Let the cookies cool for 5 minutes, then roll them in the powdered sugar.
  • Let the cookies cool completely then roll again in powdered sugar. Serve.


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