Chocolate Walnut Surprises

Chocolate Walnut Surprises Recipe

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Maddie Bell


This recipe was originally taken by my great-grandmother from the Ladies Page of The Dothan Eagle on December 11, 1941. The recipe claims (and my sailor brother can agree) that these pack and travel well to distant service members!

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1 c
butter, softened
2 c
4 large
1/2 c
heavy cream
2 c
all purpose flour
1 c
walnuts, chopped
chocolate, unsweetened squares, melted
baking powder
2 tsp
vanilla extract
1/2 tsp
1 box
powdered sugar

How to Make Chocolate Walnut Surprises


  • 1Cream butter and sugar. Beat in melted chocolate, vanilla and eggs. Beat in remaining ingredients, except walnuts or powdered sugar.
  • 2Line baking pan with waxed paper. Pour batter into pan. Sprinkle with chopped walnuts. Bake at 350F for 25 minutes.
  • 3Allow to cool in pan, then cut into bars. Roll bars in powdered sugar.

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About Chocolate Walnut Surprises

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Nuts
Regional Style: Southern

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