BLACK WALNUT GHIRADELLI CHOCOCLATE CHIP COOKIES

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Rose Mary Mogan

By
@cookinginillinois

Black Walnuts are a favorite nut by many Southerners, and I could not think of a better use of them than in this cookie recipe with GHIRARDELLI'S Chocolate chips, there is a big difference in this and other chocolate chips, this bittersweet chocolate is 60% Cacao,& the flavor is awesome.

These cookies are so decadent and tasty, & the chocolate literally melts in your mouth & tempt the taste buds asking for more. I cut some of the calories by using Splenda Brown Sugar Blend and Truvia, & I could not tell the difference. Give them a try, you can also use regular Brown & granulated sugar.

Rating:
★★★★★ 3 votes
Comments:
Serves:
Makes about 4 dozen average size cookies
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
15 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

3 1/2 c
white lily all purpose flour
3/4 tsp
baking soda
1/4 tsp
salt
1 c
splenda brown sugar blend, firmly packed
1/2 c
truvia or regular sugar
1 c
extra virgin olive oil
2 large
eggs +2 large egg yolks room temperature
1 1/2 Tbsp
vanilla bean paste
2 tsp
butter extract
2 c
ghirardelli's chocolate chips (no substitutes)
2 c
chopped black walnuts (or other nut of your choice if not available)

How to Make BLACK WALNUT GHIRADELLI CHOCOCLATE CHIP COOKIES

Step-by-Step

  • 1PREHEAT OVEN TO 325 DEGREES F. Spray several cookie sheets with nonstick cooking spray, and set aside till needed. Combine Truvia or sugar with Brown Sugar blend into a large bowl then add the extra virgin olive oil & beat till blended together.
  • 2Separate eggs into small bowl, then add one at a time to the sugar mixture. Beating well after each addition. Now add in the butter extract and vanilla bean paste then beat to blend in to mixture.
  • 3Gradually add in the flour in 3 intervals, beating well after each addition. Now add in the nuts and chocolate chips.
  • 4But blend together with a large spoon, till completely mixed into cookie dough.
  • 5Shape the dough with a large tablespoon, & drop onto prepared cook sheet pans, spacing at least 2-3 inches apart.
  • 6Place into preheated 325 degree F. oven and bake for 12 minutes. Then remove from oven but leave cookies on pan an additional 10 minutes before removing.
  • 7Then place on cooling rack to cool completely. When cooled completely, place on platter, serve & watch them come back for more.

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About BLACK WALNUT GHIRADELLI CHOCOCLATE CHIP COOKIES

Course/Dish: Cookies, Chocolate
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy