German Chocolate Toffee Cookies Recipe

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German Chocolate Toffee Cookies Recipe
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German Chocolate Toffee Cookies Recipe

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When I first shared these crisp cookies with folks at the hospital where I work as a cook, everyone's palate was pleased! German sweet chocolate gives them a unique twist.
MAKES:
78 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 20 min. Bake: 15 min./batch
MAKES:
78 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 20 min. Bake: 15 min./batch

Ingredients

  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup shortening
  • 2-1/2 cups sugar
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 4 ounces German sweet chocolate, melted
  • 4 eggs
  • 2 teaspoons water
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 6-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1-1/2 cups milk chocolate English toffee bits
  • 1-1/2 cups chopped walnuts

Directions

In a large bowl, cream the butter, shortening and sugars until light and fluffy. Beat in chocolate. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Beat in water and vanilla. Combine the flour, baking soda and salt; gradually add to the creamed mixture and mix well. Stir in toffee bits and walnuts.
Drop by tablespoonfuls 2 in. apart onto greased baking sheets. Bake at 350° for 12-15 minutes or until golden brown. Remove to wire racks to cool. Yield: 13 dozen.
Originally published as German Chocolate Toffee Cookies in Best of Country Cookies 1999, p39

Nutritional Facts

2 each: 161 calories, 8g fat (3g saturated fat), 19mg cholesterol, 132mg sodium, 20g carbohydrate (11g sugars, 0 fiber), 2g protein.

  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup shortening
  • 2-1/2 cups sugar
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 4 ounces German sweet chocolate, melted
  • 4 eggs
  • 2 teaspoons water
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 6-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1-1/2 cups milk chocolate English toffee bits
  • 1-1/2 cups chopped walnuts
  1. In a large bowl, cream the butter, shortening and sugars until light and fluffy. Beat in chocolate. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Beat in water and vanilla. Combine the flour, baking soda and salt; gradually add to the creamed mixture and mix well. Stir in toffee bits and walnuts.
  2. Drop by tablespoonfuls 2 in. apart onto greased baking sheets. Bake at 350° for 12-15 minutes or until golden brown. Remove to wire racks to cool. Yield: 13 dozen.
Originally published as German Chocolate Toffee Cookies in Best of Country Cookies 1999, p39

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650sw55ave User ID: 8374021 238790
Reviewed Dec. 6, 2015

"EXCELLENT RECIPE...ONLY DRAWBACK IS THE LARGE VOLUME OF INGREDIENTS. ALMOST 15 CUPS OF INGREDIENTS"

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saralyn_06 User ID: 993350 26889
Reviewed Oct. 9, 2013

"Nice & moist. Would make these again"

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gwashington1961 User ID: 6420190 25842
Reviewed Aug. 3, 2012

"These German chocolate Toffee Cookies are quite delicious. The recipe is a large one, yielding 13 dozen (78) cookies per batch."

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kunzeda User ID: 1759198 25820
Reviewed Nov. 19, 2011

"I do a Christmas open house and I am sure these will be a hit. they are very good. Will do again."

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