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Walnut Chocolate Chunk Cookies

Walnut & Chocolate Chunk Cookies

Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 12 mins
Total Time 27 mins
Course Snack
Cuisine American
Servings 24
Calories 279 kcal


  • ½ cup vegetable shortening
  • ½ cup unsalted butter
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup brown sugar packed
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 1 cup chocolate chips
  • 3 oz dark chocolate bar chopped
  • 1 cup walnuts chopped


  • Preheat the oven to 375°F (190°C) and line a large, rimmed baking sheet with parchment paper or a Silpat® baking mat. Set aside.
  • Cream shortening and butter with granulated and brown sugars in a large mixing bowl. Mix in eggs and vanilla extract until well blended.
    Walnut Choc Chunk Cookies - Cream shortening & Butter
  • Add in the flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. Mix to combine.
    Walnut Choc Chunk Cookies - Add flour
  • Fold in chocolate chips, chopped chocolate and walnuts until thoroughly combined.
    Walnut Choc Chunk Cookies - Add chocolate & walnuts
  • Use a large cookie dough scoop to make 24 balls of dough. Place 6 balls of dough on the prepared baking sheet with 1-2 inches in between each ball.
    WalnutChocChunkCookies - Make balls
  • Flatten dough with the bottom of a glass.
    Walnut Choc Chunk Cookies - Flatten balls
  • Place in pre-heated oven and bake 10-12 minutes or until golden brown and cooked through. Remove from oven and cool slightly before serving. Enjoy!
    Walnut Choc Chunk Cookies


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Make smaller cookies with a small dough scoop (yields 48 cookies).

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Calories: 279kcalCarbohydrates: 35gProtein: 3gFat: 15gSaturated Fat: 6gPolyunsaturated Fat: 4gMonounsaturated Fat: 4gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 25mgSodium: 123mgPotassium: 83mgFiber: 1gSugar: 21gVitamin A: 140IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 30mgIron: 1mg
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