Cookie Jar Nut Cookies Recipe

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Cookie Jar Nut Cookies Recipe

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I started collecting cookie recipes when I was a teenager. These chewy spice cookies were some of the first I ever made, and they're still a favorite today. They can be found in my cookie jar whenever someone stops by.
MAKES:
54 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 15 min. Bake: 10 min./batch
MAKES:
54 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 15 min. Bake: 10 min./batch

Ingredients

  • 1 cup butter or margarine, softened
  • 2 cups packed brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts

Directions

In a mixing bowl, cream butter and brown sugar. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Beat in milk and vanilla. Combine flour, baking soda, salt and nutmeg; gradually add to the creamed mixture. Stir in walnuts. Drop by rounded teaspoonfuls 2 in. apart onto ungreased baking sheets. Flatten with a glass dipped in sugar. Bake at 350° for 10-12 minutes or until lightly browned. Remove to wire racks to cool. Yield: 9 dozen.
Originally published as Cookie Jar Nut Cookies in Best of Country Cookies 1999, p40

Nutritional Facts

2 each: 104 calories, 5g fat (2g saturated fat), 17mg cholesterol, 108mg sodium, 14g carbohydrate (8g sugars, 0 fiber), 2g protein.

  • 1 cup butter or margarine, softened
  • 2 cups packed brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts
  1. In a mixing bowl, cream butter and brown sugar. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Beat in milk and vanilla. Combine flour, baking soda, salt and nutmeg; gradually add to the creamed mixture. Stir in walnuts. Drop by rounded teaspoonfuls 2 in. apart onto ungreased baking sheets. Flatten with a glass dipped in sugar. Bake at 350° for 10-12 minutes or until lightly browned. Remove to wire racks to cool. Yield: 9 dozen.
Originally published as Cookie Jar Nut Cookies in Best of Country Cookies 1999, p40

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Bhagya User ID: 6726718 40181
Reviewed Dec. 6, 2013

"Great quick cookie! Absolutely adorable.... I love it"

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jaminjamie User ID: 1876550 74258
Reviewed Apr. 3, 2012

"Reminded me of eggnog:)"

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