Spicy and Savory Chocolate Chip Cookies (aka Sierra Nuggets)

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 30 mins

These are the best chocolate chip cookies ever because of their unusualness. This cookie combines oats, nuts, spices, and chocolate, all for a wonderful and savory treat!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350F and grease cookie sheets.
  2. In a medium bowl, combine flour, baking soda, salt and spices; set aside.
  3. In a large bowl, cream butter and sugars until smooth.
  4. Mix in milk, vanilla, and beaten eggs.
  5. One at a time, stir in the cornflakes, oats, dry ingredients (from medium bowl), coconut, chocolate chips, and walnuts (if using), just until each addition is incorporated.
  6. Drop dough by well rounded teaspoonfuls onto greased cookie sheets.
  7. Bake 10-12 minutes, then let stand for 2 minutes before removing to let cool on baking racks.


Most Helpful

Pretty much made these great tasties as given, but I did a coarse crushing of the corn flakes! Great combo of flavors & a very nice change from the usual chocolate chip cookies! Shared at a weekly group we attend! Thanks for sharing the recipe! [Made & reviewed in I Recommend recipe tag]

Sydney Mike July 20, 2011

This has been my favorite cookie. It's been years since i baked them. Perfect for a rainy Sunday afternoon now that the game is over!! I also crumble the cornflakes

Joyce T. October 30, 2016

These cookies are great. Lots of flavor and great texture. I baked the cookies 12 minutes. I made half the recipe and got 48 cookies. Instead of using 3/4 cup sugar I used 1/2 cup. It's enough. I used unsweetened coconut. And instead of walnuts, I used pecans. Thanks TexanMorgan :) Made for PAC Spring 2010 http://www.recipezaar.com/bb/viewtopic.zsp?t=327498&postdays=0&postorder=asc&start=0

Boomette April 11, 2010

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