Neiman Marcus $250 Cookie
  • 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, at room temperature
  • 1 cup dark brown sugar, packed
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 1/2 cups oatmeal
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups semisweet chocolate chips
  • 4 ounces semisweet or milk chocolate, grated
  • 1 1/2 cups pecans or walnuts, chopped
  1. Place rack in top third of oven and preheat oven to 375°F.
  2. In a large bowl, cream together butter and both sugars with an electric mixer until creamy. Scrape down sides of bowl, add eggs and vanilla and beat until smooth, about 1 minute.
  3. Grind oatmeal in a blender or food processor until fine. Combine oatmeal, flour, salt, baking powder, and baking soda in a medium bowl and gradually add to butter mixture. Beat until just combined.
  4. Grate chocolate bar using a microplane grater and add to dough along with chocolate chips and nuts. Mix just to combine.
  5. Drop by heaping tablespoonfuls 2 inches apart on greased cookie sheets. Bake 10 minutes. Enjoy!