Chocolate Chip Walnut Cookies

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Chocolate Chip Walnut Cookies

Ingredients

1 cup butter

2/3 cup granulated sugar

1 cup brown sugar, lightly packed

2 large eggs

1½ teaspoons pure vanilla extract

1 tablespoon honey or light corn syrup

2 1/3 cups sifted all-purpose flour

¾ teaspoon baking soda

¼ teaspoon baking powder

¼ teaspoon salt

1 cup dark chocolate chips

¾ cup chopped walnuts, optional

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Line a cookie sheet with Glad Cook ‘n’ Bake. Set aside.
  2. In a bowl, cream butter, granulated sugar and brown sugar until light. Add the eggs, one at a time beating well after each addition. Add the vanilla extract and honey (or light corn syrup). Mix well.
  3. In another bowl, toss together flour, baking soda, baking powder and salt. Add to the creamed butter mixture. Add the chocolate chips and walnuts, if desired. Blend well.
  4. Scoop the cookie dough into balls and place on prepared cookie sheets. Bake for 15 to 18 minutes or until done. Cool completely.
  5. Store cookies in Glad Ware containers.

Yield: 20 to 22 pieces

 

Variations:

  • Double Chocolate Chip Cookies – omit the nuts and add 1 cup white chocolate chips
  • White Chocolate Macadamia Cookies – omit the dark chocolate chips and add 1 to 1½ cups of chopped white chocolate; substitute the walnuts with macadamia nuts
  • Butterscotch Cookies – use butterscotch chips instead of the dark chocolate chips; omit the walnuts, if desired

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