Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Pecan Cookies
The best crunchy cookie that always gets requested!
- 1 cup softened vegan butter
- 1 egg beaten or flax egg
- 1/2 cup white sugar
- 3/4 cup brown sugar
- 1/2 cup whole wheat flour
- 1/2 cup all purpose flour
- 1/2 tsp salt
- 1 tsp baking soda
- 2 cups vegan chocolate chips
- 1 cup chopped pecans
- 3 cups old fashioned oats
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Cream together butter, white sugar, brown sugar, egg until well combined.
Add flours, baking soda, and salt.
Fold in chocolate chips, pecans, and oats.
Drop by rounded spoonful onto greased/ floured cookie sheet. Bake for 10 minutes.
I’ve done it. I have permission to share these oatmeal chocolate chip pecan cookies.
Every family should have a good cookie recipe or two. This is my absolute favorite. It’s a mystery where this came from, as are many of the recipes curated by my mom. She’s a military wife, having served alongside my dad for twenty years. Though she wasn’t active duty, she saw three of her children through deployments, birthdays, holidays, and even having me while my father was gone on an assignment. Therefore, I say she served.
My mom is an excellent curator of recipes.
Through their moves to different countries and cities, she always loved to entertain. Each us children have a recipe box with her entire collection. Anytime she found a dish she liked, she set out to get the recipe. Often women were not as forthcoming in sharing their recipes as people are today. One lady even told her that she would give her a recipe when she moved, as they entertained the same people and wouldn’t risk them being served her signature dish.
This is the most irresistible cookie in history.
Yes, that’s a bold claim. But I dare you not to eat at least four when you make them. They’re crunchy thanks to the pecans, they’re filling because of the oats, they’re sweet thanks to the combination of sugars and chocolate. In a moment of strength I was even able to share some at Bible study. Even though they smelled amazing in the car, I stayed strong and brought them in to share. Call it a Christmas Miracle.
What’s your favorite Christmas food?