Though these delicate cookies have a crisp outside, they are soft inside, making them the ideal bar cookie in our book.
1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1/2 cup packed dark brown sugar
1/4 cup butter, softened
1 teaspoon maple flavoring
1 large egg
1/2 cup chopped pecans
3 tablespoons semisweet chocolate chips, melted
How to Make It
Preheat oven to 350°.
Lightly spoon flour into dry measuring cups; level with a knife. Combine flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt, stirring with a whisk.
Place sugars and butter in a large bowl; beat with a mixer at medium speed for 3 minutes or until well combined. Add maple flavoring and egg; beat until combined. Add flour mixture; stir until well combined. Stir in pecans. Spread mixture evenly in a 9-inch cast-iron skillet. Bake at 350° for 30 minutes. Cool in pan 10 minutes on a wire rack.
Remove from pan, and drizzle with melted chocolate. Cool completely.