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Cookie Jar Nut Cookies

Cookie Jar Nut Cookies

"I started collecting cookie recipes when I was a teenager. These chewy spice cookies were some of the first I ever made, and they're still a favorite today. They can be found in my cookie jar whenever someone stops by."
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25 m servings
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  1. In a mixing bowl, cream butter and brown sugar. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Beat in milk and vanilla. Combine flour, baking soda, salt and nutmeg; gradually add to the creamed mixture. Stir in walnuts. Drop by rounded teaspoonfuls 2 in. apart onto ungreased baking sheets. Flatten with a glass dipped in sugar. Bake at 350 degrees F for 10-12 minutes or until lightly browned. Remove to wire racks to cool.

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  1. 16 Ratings

Most helpful positive review

I cut the salt back to 1/2 teaspoon and the cookies were fine

Most helpful critical review

this was to salty i would not try it agin!

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this was to salty i would not try it agin!

I cut the salt back to 1/2 teaspoon and the cookies were fine

Fantastic recipe! I messed up on a few things and it still came out perfect. Also I used cinnamon because I didnt have any nutmeg and It tasted great. And they stayed soft and fluffy for days ev...

I really like these. I used margerine and omitted the salt entireley, the cookies turned out very subtle, the nutmeg and walnuts cut the sweetness perfectley. An excellent accompaniment to a h...

Really spicy/nutty cookie. I made them with pecans because that's what I had on hand. I also cut the salt in half based on another reviewer. They were tasty and easy to make.

These are delicious. I used pecans rather than walnuts, only because that is what I had. I also omitted the sugar on top. Love the slight nutmeg taste. They were soft and not too sweet. Ver...

These were super easy to make and very good. I cut the salt in half and used pecans instead of the walnuts...Will definately make them again!

these were just OK. I found them very difficult to get onto the cookie sheet in some sort of form to be able to get the sugared glass down on them. I tried everything before I gave up and put th...

Really not sure what I think of these cookies. The taste is pretty good, but them I'm a huge nutmeg fanatic BUT it was the actual texture I was a little unsure of. Its like they are a cross be...

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