Afternoon Cookies

By  the time 2:30-3:00 p.m. shows up, it feels like a snack would be in order. Right? Then this is a great little snack and healthy too! (sort of).


  • 1 cup butter
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • pinch of salt
  • 1 cup white chocolate chips (good quality)
  • 1 cup milk chocolate chips (again,good quality)
  • 1  1/2 cup golden raisins
  • 2 cups chopped pecans


Preheat oven to 375 degrees.  Blend the butter, and both sugars together until light and fluffy.  Add the eggs and the vanilla, beating well to combine.  Sift the 4 dry ingredients together and add slowly to the butter mixture. With the mixer on s-l-o-w, add the remaining ingredients.

On parchment lined cookie sheets,  shape the dough into golf sized balls and bake for about 10 minutes or until golden.


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