white chocolate pecan cookies
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White Chocolate Chunk Cookies

Chewy cookies with a delicate crisp crust and a generous amount of white chocolate and pecans. Freeze well and great for school lunches!
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 48


  • 1 cup softened , unsalted butter
  • 1 cup white cane sugar
  • 1 cup golden brown cane sugar
  • 2 eggs , room temperature
  • 2 teaspoons of vanilla
  • 1/2 teaspoon of butternut flavor ,optional
  • 3 cups flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon boiling water
  • 1 1/2 cups coarsely broken white chocolate chunks
  • 1 cup coarsely chopped , toasted pecans


  • Preheat the oven to 350F
  • Place silpat or parchment on the baking sheet
  • Cream the butter and both sugars together until well blended
  • Add the eggs, one at a time, beating well after each one
  • Beat in the vanilla and butternut flavorings
  • Dissolve the baking soda and salt in the boiling water
  • Beat it into the butter mixture
  • Mix the baking powder with the flour
  • Stir into the butter mixture
  • Fold in the white chocolate and pecans
  • Drop by teaspoonfuls onto the baking sheet
  • Bake for 8 to 10 minutes or until set but still slightly soft in the middle
  • Let cool for 10 minutes on the pans before removing to the counter to finish cooling.