Big Chocolate Chunk Nut Cookies - 9/23/04

Big Chocolate Chunk Nut Cookies
These over-sized cookies make a fun gift or turn them into giant ice cream sandwiches with your favorite ice cream.

1 pkg. (18 oz.) NESTLÉ® TOLL HOUSE® Refrigerated Chocolate Chunk Cookie Bar Dough
1/2 cup coarsely chopped almonds, macadamia nuts, pecans and/or walnuts
1/4 cup (1.5 oz.) NESTLÉ® TOLL HOUSE® Semi-Sweet Chocolate Morsels or Premier White Morsels (optional)

  1. Preheat oven to 350° F.
  2. Crumble cookie dough into medium bowl. Add nuts; mix thoroughly. Drop by 1/4-cup measure onto ungreased baking sheets.
  3. Bake for 14 to 16 minutes or until golden brown. Cool on baking sheets for 1 minute; remove to wire racks to cool completely.
  4. Microwave morsels in heavy-duty plastic bag on HIGH (100%) power (MEDIUM-HIGH [70%] for white morsels) for 30 seconds; knead until smooth. Microwave at additional 10- to 20-second intervals, kneading until smooth. Cut tiny corner from bag; drizzle over each cookie.

Servings: 12
Preparation time: 12 minutes
Cooking time: 16 minutes

Source: Nestlé