Browned Butter Chocolate Chunk Cookies

Using browned butter to make chocolate chunk cookies gives them an incomparably rich caramelized flavor.

Serves: 36
Serving Size: 1 cookie
15 mins Prep time 12 mins Cook time
15 mins Prep time
12 mins Cook time
  • Mix flour, baking soda, cinnamon and salt in medium bowl. Set aside. Melt butter in medium heavy-bottomed saucepan on medium heat. Cook 3 to 4 minutes or until butter forms browned specks on bottom of pan, stirring occasionally. Pour butter into large bowl. Cool slightly. Add sugars and vanilla; mix well. Add eggs; mix until well blended. Stir in flour mixture.

  • Refrigerate dough about 15 minutes or until cooled to room temperature.

  • Preheat oven to 375°F. Stir chocolate and pecans into dough. Drop by rounded tablespoons about 2 inches apart onto ungreased baking sheets.

  • Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until golden brown. Cool on baking sheets 1 minute. Remove to wire racks; cool completely.

Nutrition information

(Amount per serving)

  • 131Calories: 131Cholesterol: 20mg
  • Sodium: 86mgProtein: 2g
  • Total Fat: 7gFiber: 1g
  • Carbohydrate: 15g