Adding ground walnuts to a basic cookie dough was a stroke of genius. Filling them with a creamy chocolate filling? Beyond genius.
What You Need
Original recipe yields 28 servings
1 cup butter, softened
1 cup sugar
1 tsp. vanilla
2 egg s
1-1/2 cups ground PLANTERS Walnuts
2 cups flour
1 tsp. CALUMET Baking Powder
2 pkg. (4 oz. each) BAKER'S Semi-Sweet Chocolate
1 cup thawed COOL WHIP Whipped Topping
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Let's Make It
Beat butter, sugar and vanilla in large bowl with mixer until blended. Add eggs, 1 at a time, mixing on low speed after each just until blended. Mix nuts, flour, and baking powder in small bowl; add to butter mixture, mixing until combined. Refrigerate 1 hour.
Heat oven to 350ºF. Shape dough into 56 balls. Place, 2 inches apart, on parchment-lined baking sheets. Bake 14 to 16 min. or until edges are lightly browned. Let stand 1 min. Remove to wire racks; cool completely.
Microwave chocolate and COOL WHIP in medium microwaveable bowl on HIGH 1 to 1-1/2 min. or until chocolate is almost melted; stir until chocolate is completely melted. Let stand 10 min. to cool slightly.
Fill cookies with chocolate mixture to make 28 sandwiches, adding about 1 Tbsp. chocolate mixture to each sandwich.
Have fun with your kids by making these fun treats together. Then use the cookies to teach portion control.
Substitute PLANTERS Pecans for the walnuts.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 14g
Saturated Fat 7g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 20g
Dietary Fibers 1g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.