nutty chocolate chip malt cookies

★★★★☆ 18 Reviews
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By Diane M.
from Twin Falls, ID

I love chocolate chip cookies, and these are some of my very favorites! The secret ingredient, malt, will have people asking what went into these cookies! I love my cookies soft and chewy, and these definitely fit the bill...you decide if you'd like nuts in them or not...I like pecans.(this pic was taken w/o nuts)

Blue Ribbon Recipe

We LOVED the addition of malted milk powder in these cookies! It made each bite special. These would be a great choice for a unique after-school snack or bake sale treat.

— The Test Kitchen @kitchencrew
★★★★☆ 18 Reviews
serves about 2 1/2 doz.
prep time 15 Min
cook time 10 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For nutty chocolate chip malt cookies

  • 1/2 c
    butter, softened
  • 2 Tbsp
    shortening
  • 1 c
    brown sugar,packed
  • 1/2 c
    malted milk powder
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 2
    egg yolks
  • 2 1/4 c
    flour
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp
    cinnamon
  • 3/4 tsp
    salt
  • 1 1/2 c
    chocolate chips
  • 1 c
    chopped pecans or walnuts (opptional)

How To Make nutty chocolate chip malt cookies

  • 1
    In a mixing bowl, cream the butter, shortening, brown sugar, malted milk powder, and vanilla.
  • 2
    Add the egg to the creamed mixture and blend.
  • 3
    Combine flour, baking soda, cinnamon, and salt together. Gradually add to the creamed mixture, mixing while you add. Add the chocolate chips and, if desired, nuts. Roll into 2 inch balls, and place on ungreased cookie sheet a couple of inches apart.
  • 4
    Bake at 350 degrees for 10-11 minutes, or just until cookie begins barely browning and middle looks firm, but don't overbake.Cool for 2 mins, and remove from cookie sheet to cooling rack. Makes about 2 1/2 dozen of med. sized cookies.

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