Walnut Chocolate Chunk Cookies Recipe

Craving a simple cookie recipe that you're going to look forward to making? These Walnut Chocolate Chunk Cookies are some of the best homemade cookies, ever! All you need are a few simple ingredients and you'll be tucking in to these simple cookies in no time at all!


Pour yourself a glass of milk or a cup of tea and grab one for each hand ... these chocolate chunk cookies are just that good! 

How to Make Walnut Chocolate Chunk Cookies

Wondering how to make walnut chocolate chunk cookies? They're so easy to make from scratch!

And, since this recipe makes up to 48 small cookies per batch, you can rest easy knowing that you're not going to have to worry about running out anytime soon (and even if you do, they're so easy to make you can just whip up another batch!) 

One of the best flavours of these cookies the dark chocolate. The sweet milk chocolate combined with the "bitter" dark chocolate makes the perfect flavour in your mouth. 

And once you pair up these cookies with the added walnuts, the texture of these cookies will literally melt in your mouth. In less than 30 minutes of time, you'll have a plate full of warm cookies, ready to share!


Can you freeze these cookies for later?

You can! There are two ways that you can go about doing this. Freeze the cookie dough once made or freeze the cookies after they've cooled and baked. Either way, this just means that you'll have more cookies later to enjoy!

If you do freeze the cookie dough, do your best to keep the dough as airtight as possible. The last thing that you want to happen is to have freezer-burnt cookie dough! 

Since these cookies have so many "layers" of flavour, there really isn't one specific time of the year that you have to make them. They're great during autumn, at Christmas time, or just as a fun weekend cookie at home. Enjoy!


Walnut Chocolate Chunk Cookies Recipe
 
Makes 24 cookies or use a small dough scoop to yield 48 cookies

Ingredients

1 cup / 225g unsalted butter
1 cup / 200g granulated sugar
1 cup / 200g brown sugar, packed
2 large eggs
2 tsp vanilla extract
3 cups / 360g all-purpose flour (plain flour in the UK)
1 tsp baking powder
1 tsp baking soda
½ tsp salt
1 cup / 170g milk chocolate chips
3-oz. / 85g dark chocolate, chopped
1 cup / 115g walnuts, chopped

Method

1. Preheat oven to 375°F / 190C.

2. Line two large, rimmed baking sheets with parchment paper and set aside. 

3. Cream the butter with the two sugars in a large mixing bowl.

4. Beat in the eggs and vanilla extract until well blended. 

5. Fold in the flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.

6. Add the chocolate chips, chopped chocolate and walnuts and mix until thoroughly combined. 

7. Use a large cookie dough scoop or spoon to make 24 balls of dough.

8. Place 6 balls of dough on each prepared baking sheet with 1-2 inches in between each ball.

9. Flatten the dough with the bottom of a glass.

10. Bake in a pre-heated oven for 10-12 minutes or until golden brown and cooked through.

11. Remove from the oven and cool slightly before serving. Enjoy! 


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