Tuesday, August 13, 2019

Brown Butter Bourbon Pecan Chocolate Chunk Cookies

These Brown Butter Bourbon Pecan Chocolate Chunk Cookies are crunchy, chewy, and SO flavorful! The ultimate vacation cookie recipe. And a ought to attempt for bourbon lovers!

Brown Butter Bourbon Pecan Chocolate Chunk Cookies




These Brown Butter Bourbon Pecan Chocolate Chunk Cookies are crunchy, chewy, and SO flavorful! You need to attempt these!

Brown Butter Bourbon Cookies

Yesterday I made a batch of blueberry bourbon hand pies and discovered upon cleansing up that our bottle of bourbon was virtually empty. It had much lower than 3 tablespoons left… so rather of setting it again on the bar cart, I decided to experiment a cookie recipe I’ve been dreaming about for a whereas now. Brown Butter Bourbon Pecan Chocolate Chunk Cookies! I figured I’d play round with the recipe after which share them someday within the Fall, simply due to the fact let’s be honest… those beauties are vacation baking material! But the effects grew to become out SO epic that I knew I couldn’t hold them from you all Summer.

Because cookies this sensible look forward to no season! So with out additional ado, I show you with brown butter bourbon chocolate chunk pecan cookies!

These Brown Butter Bourbon Pecan Chocolate Chunk Cookies are crunchy, chewy, and SO flavorful! You need to attempt these!

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These Brown Butter Bourbon Pecan Chocolate Chunk Cookies are crunchy, chewy, and SO flavorful! You need to attempt these!

Each chunk is crunchy, chewy, flavorful, and calmly spiked with bourbon! And don’t worry… you’re now not going to get a buzz from those beauties. But the bourbon does upload a unique style that truly shines through! Everyone will desire to recognize what the “secret ingredient” is!

These Brown Butter Bourbon Pecan Chocolate Chunk Cookies are crunchy, chewy, and SO flavorful! You need to attempt these!


These Brown Butter Bourbon Pecan Chocolate Chunk Cookies are crunchy, chewy, and SO flavorful! You need to attempt these!

Tips and Tricks for Recipe Success:
First of all, allow me ask you a question: do you recognize the way to brown butter? If you do, truly sense unfastened to skip this lecture. But for those who don’t, I’ve got you covered! Browning butter is insanely easy and I’m going to stroll you via every step! To brown butter you’ll desire a skillet or saute pan, butter, and just somewhat patience. You’ll melt the butter as normal, then proceed to prepare dinner it over medium warmth – stirring occasionally – till it reaches a golden brown color. Watch your butter intently simply due to the fact it browns, simply due to the fact it may well burn easily! Once it’s sensible and golden brown, take away it from the warmth and pour it proper into a heatproof bowl – being certain to scrape all of the golden bits off the backside of the pan. And that’s it! Easy, right?
Because the brown butter ought to come again to room temperature earlier than utilizing it within the cookie dough, you’ll desire to devise forward time wise. It will take about 2 hours.
The sensible news? Although the butter ought to chill, the cookie dough does not! You can simply roll and bake.
You can use any model of bourbon you want. We use bulleit simply due to the fact it’s what we typically have on our bar cart.
Make certain you finely chop your pecans earlier than toasting them.
For decoration, you possibly can press a pecan on best of the cookie dough earlier than they bake. You too can sprinkle the cookies with just somewhat sea salt proper after they pop out of the oven for a candy and salty style combo.
Finally, be certain you don’t over bake those cookies! They basically need 9 minutes within the oven, and can agency up so much as they cool. Over baked cookies might be dry and crumbly… now not chewy like we want!
These Brown Butter Bourbon Pecan Chocolate Chunk Cookies are crunchy, chewy, and SO flavorful! You need to attempt these!

Sweet, salty, crunchy, gooey, and BOOZY… who says you can’t have it all!?

More Cookie Recipes:
Bourbon Molasses Cookies
More Pecan Recipes:
No Corn Syrup Pecan Pie
6-Ingredient Butter Pecan Fudge
Overnight Pecan Pie French Toast


These Brown Butter Bourbon Pecan Chocolate Chunk Cookies are crunchy, chewy, and SO flavorful! You need to attempt these!

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Brown Butter Bourbon Pecan Chocolate Chunk Cookies
prep 20 minscook 10 minsinactive 2 hourstotal 2 hours, 30 mins
author ashley manila

yield 2 dozen

Brown Butter Bourbon Pecan Chocolate Chunk Cookies! Such an magnificent style combination!

Ingredients


For the Buttered Pecans:


1 and 1/2 cups pecan halves, finely chopped
1 and 1/2 tablespoons unsalted butter
For the Brown Butter Bourbon Pecan Chocolate Chunk Cookies:

2 sticks (8 ounces) unsalted butter, melted till browned
2 and 1/3 cups all-purpose flour (don't pack the flour into the measuring cup!)
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon flooring cinnamon
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 cup darkish brown sugar, packed
1/2 cup granulated sugar

2 teaspoons vanilla extract
2 Tablespoons bourbon
2 big eggs, at room temperature
12 ounces semi-sweet OR darkish chocolate, roughly chopped into chunks
24 pecan halves, for decoration, optional

Instructions

For the Buttered Pecans:

Melt butter in a big skillet over medium heat. Add in chopped pecans and cook, stirring occasionally, for four to 5 minutes, or till calmly toasted. Set apart till needed.

For the Brown Butter:

Place the butter in a small saucepan over medium-high warmth and prepare dinner for about 3 minutes – stirring virtually always – till the butter has browned. Pour the brown butter proper into a heatproof bowl, being certain to scrape all of the "toasted" bits into the bowl as well. Place the bowl within the refrigerator for 2 hours, or till the butter is at room temperature. You’ll recognize the butter is at room temperature if you press a finger into the best and it makes a moderate indentation. It ought to now not be liquid at all.

Once the butter is at room temperature, you are competent to get baking!

For the Brown Butter Bourbon Pecan Chocolate Chunk Cookies:

Preheat oven to 375 ranges (F). Line NULL big baking sheets with parchment paper; set apart till needed.

In a big bowl combine flour, salt, cinnamon, and baking soda; whisk effectively to mix then set apart till needed.

In a big bowl utilizing a hand held electrical mixer, or within the bowl of a stand mixer geared up with the paddle attachment, combine browned butter and equally sugars and beat on medium-speed till pale and fluffy; about 2 minutes. Add within the vanilla and bourbon and beat till combined. Add within the eggs, one at a time, beating for 15 seconds after every addition. Turn mixer off. Using a wood spoon or robust rubber spatula, gently fold within the flour, stirring basically till the flour starts to disappear. Fold within the chocolate chunks and buttered pecans.

Roll 3 tablespoon sized scoops of dough among your hands to sort a ball (they ought to be big; virtually a 1/4 cup), then location on keen sheets (make certain to depart sufficient room in among every cookie for inevitable spreading). Continue this activity till all of the dough has been rolled. Press a pecan on the best of every cookie dough mound, if desired.

Place baking sheets in preheated oven, one at a time, and bake for 9 to 10 minutes, or till golden on the rims but nonetheless gentle within the middle. Repeat with all cookie dough. Sprinkle cookies with sea salt proper after they pop out of the oven. Let cookies cool for 10 minutes on the baking sheet earlier than shifting to a wire wrack to cool completely.source