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Walnut Refrigerator Cookies

No recipe image available.These rich, sweet cookies are a cinch to make—let the kids help out for holiday gift-giving.

Recipe Ingredients:

2 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1/2 cup packed brown sugar
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon baking soda
1 cup butter or margarine, softened
1 large egg
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 cup walnuts, finely chopped

Cooking Directions:

  1. In a large mixing bowl, combine flour, sugar, brown sugar, salt and baking soda.
  2. Add butter, egg and vanilla. Beat with an electric mixer until blended.
  3. Stir in walnuts.
  4. Roll dough into three 5-inch long rolls; wrap each in wax paper. Refrigerate for 2 hours or until firm enough to slice.
  5. When dough has finished chilling, preheat oven to 350°F (175°C) and grease a baking sheet.
  6. Slice dough, one roll at a time, crosswise into 1/4-inch-thick slices. Place slices 1 inch apart on baking sheet.
  7. Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool on a wire rack.

Makes 3 dozen cookies.