Black Walnut Cookies

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 5 mins

Another recipe from my grandmother. I usually make these at Christmas as well - trying to create a yearly tradition of baking certain cookies.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a small bowl, combine flour, baking soda, and cream of tarter; set aside.
  2. In a large bowl, cream butter, sugar, and brown sugar.
  3. Add beaten eggs; mix well.
  4. Add dry ingredients; mix well.
  5. Fold in black walnuts.
  6. Separate dough into 4 parts.
  7. Roll each part and pat on ends to make flat.
  8. Refrigerate overnight or longer.
  9. Preheat oven to 375°F.
  10. Grease a baking sheet.
  11. Slice off cookies from the refrigerated rolls and place on prepared cookie sheet.
  12. Bake for 5 minutes or until golden light.
  13. Cool on wire rack.
Most Helpful

5 5

I sent this recipe to my Mom. She took them to her bridge club and several people had to have the recipe. Thanks for posting these, Mom really appreciated them.

5 5

This is one of the best cookie recipes I have ever tasted. I made them for my family as a "test batch" for Christmas cookies, and they were everything a cookie should be: smells great, are soft---but not cake-like, and are not too sweet. I used dark brown sugar, toasted the walnuts, and added about an 1/8 a tsp. of almond extract, just for kicks. If you are a cookie fiend, you have to try these out.