Chunky Hazlenut-Toffee Cookies

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Kimberly Kay

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@KimberlyV65

This is an absolutely wonderful twist on the chocolate chip cookie recipe that I found in one of my many cookbooks called 'Forrest Gump: Chocolate Recipes'; inspired by the character and movie 'Forrest Gump'.

*If you use regular butter, omit the 1/2 tsp. of salt.

*I used only 1 10 ounce bag of semisweet chocolate chunks, and it worked just fine.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
makes about 4 1/2 dozen cookies
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
10 Min

Ingredients

  • 1 c
    unsalted butter, softened* (see my notes)
  • 3/4 c
    firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 c
    sugar
  • 2 large
    eggs
  • 1 Tbsp
    vanilla extract
  • 2 3/4 c
    all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt* (see my notes)
  • 4
    (1.4 oz.) english toffee-flavored candy bars (such as 'heath')
  • 2
    (10 oz.) packages semisweet chocolate chunks* (see my notes)
  • 1 c
    toasted chopped hazlenuts or pecans (i used pecans)

How to Make Chunky Hazlenut-Toffee Cookies

Step-by-Step

  1. Preheat oven to 350 F.
  2. Beat butter at medium speed with an electric mixer until creamy; gradually add sugars, beating well; add eggs and vanilla, beating well.
  3. Combine flour and next 3 ingredients, stirring well; add to butter mixture, beating at low speed just until blended; stir in toffee candy, chocolate chunks, and nuts.
  4. Drop dough by heaping tablespoonfuls 1 1/2 inches apart onto ungreased baking sheets.
  5. Bake in preheated oven for 10 minutes or until lightly browned; let cool slightly on baking sheets; remove to wire racks to cool completely.

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About Chunky Hazlenut-Toffee Cookies

Course/Dish: Cookies
Other Tag: Quick & Easy



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