Favorite Black Walnut Cookies


"An easy cookie to make, with the distinctive flavor of black walnuts. It is especially good with a nice cup of tea, or coffee."


servings 230 cals
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Original recipe yields 24 servings



  • Calories:
  • 230 kcal
  • 11%
  • Fat:
  • 11.3 g
  • 17%
  • Carbs:
  • 29.8g
  • 10%
  • Protein:
  • 3.5 g
  • 7%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 36 mg
  • 12%
  • Sodium:
  • 186 mg
  • 7%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a large bowl, cream butter, white sugar, and brown sugar. Add eggs and beat until smooth. Sift together flour, baking soda, and salt. Stir dry ingredients into the creamed mixture until well blended. Stir in walnuts last. Shape dough into logs about 2 inches in diameter, wrap them in wax paper, and refrigerate until firm.
  2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  3. Slice dough logs into 1/2 inch slices, and place on baking sheet. Bake in preheated oven for 8 to 10 minutes. Mmmm nuttylicious!
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  1. 21 Ratings


These were wonderful! No changes at all are needed. They are crisp and not too sweet. I cooked one batch and left the rest of the dough rolled up in the refrigerator. Tonight I pulled it out...

This cookie was a big hit with friends and family. I had trouble finding enough chopped black walnuts so added ground black walnuts to the flour mixture as well as adding some chopped to the re...

Although the recipe was good, we found that we didnt like the strong taste of the black walnuts.I will probably use regular walnuts next time.

I made a ton of these for a cookie swap and to take to work. They disappeared immediately! They are deceptively plain-looking, but fantastically tasty! Very buttery, nutty, and crisp. I agre...

Black walnuts are my favorite nut, and these cookies turned out wonderfully both times I made them. They really showcase the unique nutty flavor!

I've made these three or four times over the last year, and they are indeed incredibly easy to make. They are good with chocolate chips and with almonds as well.

Just like cookies my mom used to make.

The cookie recipe itself is nice, but the taste of black walnuts is odd. Probably just my personal preference. Children didn't like them because they "tasted healthy," :^)

I give this 5 stars only because I used regular walnut meats instead of black walnuts. Easy recipe and my husband loved them.