Brown Sugar Walnut or Pecan Cookies

Diana Rattray
Ratings (8)
  • Total: 25 mins
  • Prep: 15 mins
  • Cook: 10 mins
  • Yield: 36 servings
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
881 Calories
84g Fat
28g Carbs
20g Protein
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

These brown sugar cookies are filled with crunchy, delicious walnuts or pecans.  They are made with chopped walnuts and a walnut half on each cookie.


  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1 cup brown sugar (packed)
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 cups flour
  • 3/4 cup walnuts or pecans (chopped)
  • dash salt
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar (for sprinkling on cookies)
  • 36 walnut (or pecan) halves

Steps to Make It

1. Cream butter and sugar together until light; add vanilla and eggs; beat well.

2. Dissolve soda in milk; add to the creamed mixture with the flour, salt and chopped walnuts or pecans. Blend well.

3. Drop dough by rounded teaspoonfuls about 2 inches apart onto a lightly greased baking sheet then sprinkle granulated sugar over cookies and put a walnut or pecan half on each one.

4. Bake at 375 F for 8 to 10 minutes, until lightly browned.

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