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Carolyn's Chewy Chocolate-Cinnamon Cookies

Carolyn's Chewy Chocolate-Cinnamon Cookies
from Christmas with Southern Living 1998
  • 1c butter, softened
  • 1/2 c sugar
  • 1/2 c firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1 (3.9 oz) package chocolate fudge instant pudding mix
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 t vanilla extract
  • 2 1/4 c all-purpose flour
  • 1 t baking soda
  • 2 t ground cinnamon
  • 1 (11.5 oz) package semisweet chocolate mega morsels (or regular)
  • 1 (2 1/2 oz) package walnut pieces, toasted and chopped (2/3 c)

  1. Beat butter at medium speed of an electric mixer until creamy; gradually add sugars and pudding mix, beating well.  Add eggs and vanilla; beat well.
  2. Combine flour, soda, and cinnamon; gradually add to butter mixture, beating just until blended (do not overbeat).  Stir in chocolate morsels and walnuts.
  3. Drop dough by Tablespoonfuls onto lightly greased cookie sheets.  Bake at 350F for 9 minutes.  Cool on cookie sheets 1 minute.  Remove cookies to wire racks; cool completely.

Makes: 5 dozen
These are my favorite but I can't really turn down anything made from cinnamon. What are best friends supposed to make for you?


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