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Brown Sugar Walnut Cookies


Photo: Diana Rattray
These brown sugar cookies are filled with crunchy, delicious pecans. The cookies can be made with pecans as well.

Cook Time: 10 minutes

Total Time: 10 minutes


  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1 cup brown sugar, packed
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 cups flour
  • 3/4 cup walnuts or pecans, chopped
  • dash salt
  • granulated sugar, for sprinkling on cookies
  • walnut or pecan halves, about 36


Cream butter and sugar together until light; add vanilla and eggs; beat well.

Dissolve soda in milk; add to the creamed mixture with the flour, salt and chopped walnuts. Blend well.

Drop dough by rounded teaspoonfuls about 2 inches apart onto a lightly greased baking sheet then sprinkle granulated sugar over cookies and put a half pecan on each.

Bake at 375° for 8 to 10 minutes, until lightly browned.

Makes about 3 dozen cookies.

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