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Chocolate chip walnut cookies

Chocolate chip Walnut cookies

A "copykat" recipe for Levain Bakery cookies " Tested at high altitude

Course Cookies, Dessert
Keyword Cookies, walnut
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 18 minutes
Chilling Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 33 minutes
Servings 10 Cookies


  • 1 c butter (2 sticks) cut into small cubes
  • 3/4 c brown sugar
  • 3/4 c sugar
  • 3 c flour
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 2 c chocolate chips
  • 2 c walnuts chopped


  1. In the bowl of your stand mixer or a large mixing bowl, cream together the sugars - both white and brown and the butter cubes, until really creamy

  2. Add in one egg, mix until well incorporated, then add the other egg and mix well again

  3. Stir in the flour, baking powder, salt. Mix until combined.

  4. Add in the chocolate chips and chopped walnuts

  5. Using a very large scoop, divide the dough into 10 equal portions on a cookie tray and cover with a cling wrap

  6. Chill in the fridge for at least an hour

  7. While the dough is chilling preheat the oven to 375*F

  8. Spread out the scooped out cookie dough on two baking sheets , 5 on each sheet , spread out

  9. Bake cookies for 18 minutes, or until tops are browned

  10. Leave to cool for at least 10 minutes before eating