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Walnut Cookies

Yield 33 dozen


  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1 (14-ounce) package granulated brown sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon black walnut flavoring
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups chopped walnuts

How to Make It

  1. Beat butter at medium speed with an electric mixer until creamy; gradually add sugar, beating well. Add eggs and flavorings, beating until blended.

  2. Combine flour, soda, and salt; add to butter mixture, mixing well. Stir in walnuts.

  3. Divide dough into 10 portions; shape each portion into a 10-inch roll on wax paper. Cover and freeze 8 hours.

  4. Cut each roll into 1/4-inch-thick slices, and place on lightly greased baking sheets.

  5. Bake at 350° for 8 minutes or until lightly browned. Transfer to wire racks to cool completely.