Tantalising Chocolate Chip Walnut Cookies
Ah, the classic chocolate chip and walnut cookie! Whether you’re a fan of these nostalgic treats, or you’ve never tried them before, this recipes makes a soft and savoury treat that both dazzles and delights. A combination of creamy chocolate chips and toasted walnuts create a burst of flavour, while the addition of nutmeg provides a subtle spiciness that pairs perfectly with the sweetness of the chocolate. This recipe is sure to be a hit with the whole family.
– 1 cup of all-purpose flour
– ½ teaspoon of baking soda
– ½ teaspoon of baking powder
– ¼ teaspoon of salt
– ¼ teaspoon of nutmeg
– ¾ cup of unsalted butter softened
– ¾ cup of white sugar
– ¾ cup of packed brown sugar
– 2 large eggs
– 2 teaspoons of vanilla extract
– 2 cups of semi-sweet chocolate chips
– 1 cup of roughly chopped toasted walnuts
1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees
2. In a large bowl, whisk together flour, baking soda, baking powder, salt, and nutmeg.
3. In a separate bowl, using an electric mixer, beat together butter, white sugar, and brown sugar until creamy and smooth.
4. Beat in the eggs, one at a time, until fully incorporated.
5. Beat in the vanilla extract.
6. Gradually beat in the dry ingredients until fully combined.
7. Stir in the chocolate chips and toasted walnuts until distributed evenly.
8. Line baking sheets with parchment paper.
9. Drop large spoonfuls of the cookie dough onto the baking sheets.
10. Bake in the preheated oven for 10 to 12 minutes until golden brown.
11. Cool on a wire rack before serving. Enjoy!
There are many variations on the classic chocolate chip walnut cookie. Some recipes add oats for a chewy texture, or swap out the toasted walnuts for peanut butter. For an extra indulgence, try drizzling the cooled cookies with melted white or dark chocolate.
This recipe is a great place to start if you’re new to making cookies at home. The crunch of the walnuts and mild sweetness of the chocolate chips make it hard to resist! Crafted with love, they make a delightful after-dinner treat.