Walnut Scotchies

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READY IN: 46mins
Recipe by ratherbeswimmin

2009 Christmas with Southern Living

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350°.
  2. Place walnuts in a single layer in a shallow pan; bake for 6-8 minutes until toasted and fragrant; cool.
  3. Process 1/2 cup toasted walnuts in a food processor until finely ground; place in a medium bowl.
  4. Add flour, baking soda, and salt to ground nuts, stir well with a whisk.
  5. Beat butter at medium speed with an electric mixer until creamy.
  6. Gradually add sugars, beating until light and fluffy.
  7. Beat in eggs and vanilla.
  8. Gradually add in flour mixture, beating on low speed until blended after each addition.
  9. Stir in butterscotch chips and remaining 1 cup toasted walnuts.
  10. Drop dough by level 1/4 cupfuls onto parchment paper-lined baking sheets (do not flatten).
  11. Bake at 350° for 16 minutes or until edges are lightly browned.
  12. Cool on baking sheets 5 minutes; remove to wire racks, and cool completely.

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