There's something incredibly comforting and indulgent about a chocolate chip cookie. But when you add shelled walnuts to the mix, they elevate this traditional treat to a new level of deliciousness. These Chocolate Chip Walnut Cookies combine the delightful crunch of raw walnuts with the melt-in-your-mouth goodness of chocolate chips.
The shelled walnuts not only add texture but also bring a depth of flavor that perfectly complements the sweet chocolate and rich cookie dough. Plus, raw walnuts offer a dose of wholesome nutrition to this delectable dessert.
Here's how to whip up a batch of these mouth-watering cookies that are sure to impress your family and friends.
The Perfect Chocolate Chip Walnut Cookies Using Shelled Walnuts
48 medium-sized cookies
The shelled walnuts not only add texture but also bring a depth of flavor that perfectly complements the sweet chocolate and rich cookie dough.
1 cup unsalted butter, softened
1 cup granulated sugar
1 cup brown sugar, packed
2 large eggs
2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
3 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 cups chocolate chips
1 1/2 cups raw, shelled walnuts, roughly chopped
Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C) and line two baking sheets with parchment paper.
In a large bowl, cream together the softened butter, granulated sugar, and brown sugar until the mixture is light and fluffy.
Beat in the eggs one at a time, followed by the vanilla extract.
In a separate bowl, combine the all-purpose flour, baking soda, baking powder, and salt.
Gradually add the dry ingredients to the butter mixture, mixing until just combined.
Stir in the chocolate chips and raw, shelled walnuts, ensuring they're evenly distributed throughout the dough.
Drop rounded tablespoonfuls of the dough onto the prepared baking sheets, spacing them about 2 inches apart.
Bake for 10-12 minutes, or until the cookies are golden brown around the edges.
Allow the cookies to cool on the baking sheets for 5 minutes before transferring them to a wire rack to cool completely.
Enjoy these delightful Chocolate Chip Walnut Cookies with a glass of milk
or a cup of coffee. The combination of sweet, creamy chocolate and crunchy,
wholesome walnuts is truly irresistible.
Plus, using raw, shelled walnuts ensures you get that fresh, nutty flavor in every bite. It's a cookie recipe that's sure to become a new favorite in your household.