Brown Sugar Walnut or Pecan Cookies

Diana Rattray
  • 25 mins
  • Prep: 15 mins,
  • Cook: 10 mins
  • Yield: 36 servings
Ratings (8)

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.

What You'll Need

  • 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

How 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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Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
Calories 881
Total Fat 84 g
Saturated Fat 9 g
Unsaturated Fat 12 g
Cholesterol 32 mg
Sodium 86 mg
Carbohydrates 28 g
Dietary Fiber 8 g
Protein 20 g
(The nutrition information on our recipes is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate. Individual results may vary.)