Brown Sugar Walnut or Pecan Cookies

Walnuts
Diana Rattray
  • Total: 25 mins
  • Prep: 15 mins
  • Cook: 10 mins
  • Yield: 36 servings

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)
    881 Calories
    84g Fat
    28g Carbs
    20g Protein
    (Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)