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Black Walnut Cookies I Recipe

Black Walnut Cookies I

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"My grandmother make these cookies. They are my family's favorite."

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Original recipe makes 3 dozen Change Servings


  1. Cream butter and sugar. Beat in egg and add flavoring. Add in flour and baking powder dissolved in a couple drops of water. Add nuts and mix well.
  2. Divide dough into thirds and roll into logs. Refrigerate until firm (about 1 hour.)
  3. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (205 degrees C).
  4. Slice logs into thin cookies. Bake for 9 minutes or until light brown in color.
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Nov 22, 2002

My family made these cookies years ago and I thought the recipe was gone forever. Thanks for posting it. Very goooood cookies. Glo

Jan 04, 2011

Made these cookies and followed the recipe to the letter, they were perfect! I have tried other recipes for black walnut cookies and this one is the best, the texture of the cookie was perfect.


8 Ratings

Dec 16, 2010

Easy to put together & taste good too. I thought they would have more maple flavor...the nuts seem to be the prominent though.

Jan 08, 2010

I got raves about this recipe from my friends at our cookie exchange. The only difference is that I used walnuts that were already roasted with sugar, salt, and vanilla.

Jan 20, 2012

I thought these were quite good. I made 1/2 recipe and got 20 cookies. I cut it in two pieces, then, instead of 3 to refridgerate for 1 hour. They remind me of the marriage of a pecan sandie cookie and a soft maple shortbread flavored cookie. They have both a crisp and soft texture. I liked that they weren't too sweet to. I liked them better the next day: They tasted like a big soft version of a windmill cookie without the spicy after taste or cinnamon.

Nov 15, 2013

Originally found this recipe on about 12 years ago. Have been making them every Christmas. They are a family favorite!

Jan 02, 2013

my mom wanted me to make these. they are so good!

Jul 04, 2012

Great recipe, I doubled the maple extract to 1 tsp rather then 1/2. In my first round of cookies I went 1 1/4 cup walnuts but its better with the full 1 1/2 cups as suggested by the default recipe. All and all very well done!


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  • Calories
  • 257 kcal
  • 13%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 23.7 g
  • 8%
  • Cholesterol
  • 39 mg
  • 13%
  • Fat
  • 16.8 g
  • 26%
  • Fiber
  • 1.1 g
  • 4%
  • Protein
  • 4.4 g
  • 9%
  • Sodium
  • 143 mg
  • 6%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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