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Chocolate Pecan Pie Cookies

These Chocolate Pecan Pie Cookies are a delicious soft and chewy chocolate cookie with a classic pecan pie filling baked into the center.
Prep Time25 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Total Time1 hr 10 mins
Course: Dessert
Servings: 36 cookies
Calories: 158kcal
Author: Sandra


Pecan Filling

  • 2 tablespoons butter melted
  • 1/2 cup pecans chopped
  • 1/3 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup corn syrup
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 2 eggs beaten

Chocolate Cookie

  • 1 cup butter softened
  • 1 cup light brown sugar
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 large eggs beaten
  • 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • Pinch salt


  • Add butter, pecans, brown sugar, corn syrup, salt and beaten eggs to a medium non-stick pan. Cook over medium-high heat until it becomes thickened. Do not overcook, you want it the same consistency as pudding. Remove from heat and set aside.
  • Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F. Line baking sheets with parchment paper.
  • In a stand mixer or large bowl using a hand mixer, blend the butter, brown sugar, granulated sugar, vanilla and eggs. In a medium bowl, stir together the flour, cocoa, baking soda and salt. Gradually add the flour mixture into the butter mixture and blend until combined.
  • Drop the dough by tablespoonful onto the prepared baking sheets, 12 cookies per sheet, and bake 8 minutes. 
  • Remove from oven and top cookies with approximately 1 tablespoon of pecan cookie filling on the center of each cookie. Place back in oven and cook for another 4 minutes. Remove from oven and allow to cool on baking sheet. Repeat with remaining doing and pecan cookie filling.



Calories: 158kcal | Carbohydrates: 22g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 33mg | Sodium: 50mg | Potassium: 51mg | Sugar: 15g | Vitamin A: 205IU | Calcium: 15mg | Iron: 0.7mg