Friday, March 27, 2009

GOLDEN CHOCOLATE TREASURE COOKIES

1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
3/4 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar
3/4 cup butter, softened
1 egg
1/2 tsp vanilla extract
1 1/2 cups Semi-Sweet Chocolate Treasures baking pieces
1 cup coarsely chopped pecans

Preheat oven to 375 degrees. In bowl, combine flour, baking soda, and salt; set aside. In a mixing bowl, beat sugar, brown sugar and butter until creamy, approximately 3 to 5 minutes. Add egg and vanilla to the sugar mixture; mix well. Gradually blend in flour mixture. Stir in the chocolate treasures and pecans. Drop by rounded tablespoons onto ungreased cookie sheets. Bake 8 to 10 minutes. Allow to cool two minutes before removing from cookie sheets. Cool completely on wire racks.

Yield: approx. 20 cookies