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French Christmas Cookies Recipe

French Christmas Cookies Recipe

These moist treats will have everyone reaching for more. Folks tell me they enjoy the cookies. In fact, the batches I make ahead for my family and store in the freezer seem to mysteriously disappear each year—even though the chocolate topping I put on before serving hasn't been added yet! —Judy Wilder, Mankato, Minnesota
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 10 min./batch + cooling YIELD:30 servings


  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 cup 2% milk
  • 2-3/4 cups graham cracker crumbs
  • 2 cups finely chopped walnuts
  • 2 cups milk chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup milk chocolate chips, melted


  • 1. Preheat oven to 375°. In a large bowl, cream butter and brown sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in milk. Gradually beat cracker crumbs into creamed mixture. Stir in walnuts and 2 cups chocolate chips.
  • 2. Fill 2-in. foil baking cup liners three-fourths full. Place 1 in. apart in 15x10x1-in. baking pans. Bake 10-12 minutes or until set. Remove from pans to wire racks to cool completely.
  • 3. Drizzle with melted chocolate; let stand until set. Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator. Yield: about 2-1/2 dozen.

Nutritional Facts

1 cookie equals 224 calories, 13 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 12 mg cholesterol, 85 mg sodium, 24 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 3 g protein.