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Chocolate Walnut Cookies

Chocolate Walnut Cookies

Ingredients

  • 1 stick butter 1/2 cup softened
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup light brown sugar - packed
  • 1 large egg - room temperature
  • 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3 tbsp instant chocolate pudding
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 cup walnuts
  • no need to chop the walnuts as they will break up when beating in with the mixer

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  2. In mixer bowl - cream together butter & sugars.
  3. Add egg & vanilla - beat 10 seconds to combine
  4. Add in flour, pudding mix, baking soda & salt - beat well until fully combined
  5. Beat in walnuts on low
  6. Take tablespoon size pieces of dough & roll them between your hands to form a ball
  7. Place on cookie sheet about 2 inches apart to allow for spread
  8. Bake 10-12 minutes
  9. Let cool on cookie sheet 10 minutes before transferring to wire rack to finish cooling
  10. *remember to only place uncooked dough on a room temperature cookie sheet & not on one that is still hot out of the oven. This changes your cookie.