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Double Chocolate Chip Walnut Cookies

5 from 1 vote
Double Chocolate Chip Walnut Cookies are so very decadent. What could be better than double chocolate and crunchy nuts?
Prep: 10 minutes
Cook: 12 minutes
Total: 22 minutes
3 double chocolate chip walnut cookies on a wooden board next to more cookies on a wire rack

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Double Chocolate Chip Walnut Cookies are so very decadent. What could be better than double chocolate with crunchy nuts? The best part is they are super easy because you start with a box cake mix.

3 double chocolate chip walnut cookies on a wooden board next to more cookies on a wire rack

These Chocolate Chip Walnut Cookies are so easy. Cake Mix Cookies are the best way to enjoy fresh bakery style cookies with practically no effort. Making chocolate chip cookie recipes from cake mix means you have very little measuring and mess.


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What We Love About This Recipe

This recipe produces a tender soft cookie that is always a hit.

  • 20 Minute Recipe: Quick easy and minimal ingredients.
  • Easy Ingredients: All found in pantry, only 5 simple ingredients.
  • Family Friendly: Double chocolate is always a winner.
  • Adaptable: Can change up using so many different candies to change up the flavors.
ingredients needed to make walnut chocolate cookies

Ingredient Notes

  • Chocolate fudge cake mix
  • Eggs, 2 large
  • Vegetable oil
  • Chocolate chips
  • Chopped walnuts
3 double chocolate chip walnut cookies on a wooden board next to more cookies on a wire rack

Equipment Needed

How to Make Double Chocolate Chip Walnut Cookies

These are the basic steps for making Chocolate Chip Walnut Cookies. Please refer to the recipe card below for more detailed instructions.

STEP 1: PREP

First, preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. For the best results, line a cookie sheet with parchment paper.

a collage of 4 images showing the steps needed to make the batter for walnut chocolate chip cookies

STEP 2: MIX

Next, add cake mix, eggs, and oil into a large bowl. Mix well with a large wooden spoon until all ingredients are combined, and then add chocolate chips and walnuts. Mix with a large spoon.

STEP 3: SCOOP

Then, scoop dough using a large cookie scoop, and place onto the parchment lined baking sheet, 2 inches apart. Bake for 7-10 minutes until golden brown with nice crisp edges. Adjust the baking time for thick cookies or crunchy cookies, or for soft cookies and chewy cookies.

a collage of 4 images showing how to form and bake the chocolate chip walnut cookies

STEP 4: COOL

Finally, remove from the oven and transfer cookies to a wire rack to cool.

Prep and Storage Tips for the Double Chocolate Chip Walnut Cookies

HOW TO MAKE THIS FAVORITE CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIES RECIPE AHEAD OF TIME

Truly, this chocolate cookies recipe is one that you can make when you need it. There is no need to make it in advance, however if you do, they will stay for up to two weeks in an airtight container.

HOW TO STORE THIS BEST CHOCOLATE CHIP WALNUT COOKIES RECIPE

An airtight container will be best to keep the cookies fresh.

HOW TO FREEZE THIS FAVORITE CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIE RECIPE

When stored in the freezer , cookies will be good for eight to twelve months. Freeze the chocolate chip walnut cookie dough or the baked cookies.

HOW TO REHEAT THIS DELICIOUS CHOCOLATE CHIP WALNUT COOKIES RECIPE

Re-warm cookies in the microwave, oven or toaster oven.

Frequently Asked Questions about Chocolate Chip Cookies Walnut Recipe

HOW TO MAKE THIS AMAZING COOKIE RECIPE HEALTHIER?

Gluten free cake mix or a low calorie mix can be used. Sugar free chocolate chips are also a good alternative. They will still be the best chocolate chip cookies.

CAN I SUBSTITUTE DIFFERENT NUTS FOR THIS GREAT RECIPE?

Of course, a wonderful way to make these cookies your own is to add your favorite nuts, macadamia, pecans or peanuts are a few suggestions.

CAN THIS RECIPE EASY CHOCOLATE CHIP WALNUT COOKIES BE DOUBLED OR HALVED?

Indeed, you can adjust the amount accordingly. Simply increase or decrease the amounts in the recipe card and use multiple baking trays or a large baking sheet.

HINTS TO MAKE THE PERFECT COOKIES?

Always measure the ingredients exactly, use room temperature ingredients and to find out more, check here.

3 walnut and chocolate chip cookies on a wooden board next to more cookies on a wire rack

Expert Tips for Making This Walnut Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe

  • Add Different Chips: Such as, white chocolate or peanut butter chips, chocolate chunks or semi-sweet chocolate chips, or even add extra chocolate chips.
  • Short cut tip: Freeze the cookie dough balls on a tray and then put them in the freezer so you can have fresh baked cookies any time.
  • Variation tip: Ice your cookies or try a chocolate drizzle for these Double Chocolate Chip Walnut Cookies.
  • Alternate ingredient: Try adding some candy coated chocolates or sprinkles to your cookies.
  • Alternate cooking method tip: Air fryer cookies are awesome, try making this chocolate cookie in the air fryer.
  • Dietary consideration tip: Omit the nuts if you know people who might be allergic.

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3 double chocolate chip walnut cookies on a wooden board next to more cookies on a wire rack

Double Chocolate Chip Walnut Cookies

5 from 1 vote
Double Chocolate Chip Walnut Cookies are so very decadent. What could be better than double chocolate and crunchy nuts?
Print Pin Rate
Servings: 24 cookies
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 12 minutes
Total Time: 22 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 box chocolate fudge cake mix
  • 2 large eggs
  • ½ cup vegetable oil
  • ½ cup chocolate chips
  • ½ cup chopped walnuts

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • Add cake mix, eggs, and oil into a large bowl. Mix well with a large spoon until all ingredients are combined.
  • Add chocolate chips and walnuts. Mix with a large spoon.
  • Scoop dough using a cookie scoop, and place onto the parchment lined baking sheet, 2 inches apart.
  • Bake for 7-10 minutes.
  • Remove from the oven and transfer cookies to a wire rack to cool.

Expert Tips

  • Add Different Chips: Such as, white chocolate or peanut butter chips, chocolate chunks or semi sweet chocolate chips, or even add extra chocolate chips.
  • Short cut tip: Freeze the cookie dough balls on a tray and then put them in the freezer so you can have fresh baked cookies any time.
  • Variation tip: Ice your cookies or try a chocolate drizzle for these Double Chocolate Chip Walnut Cookies.
  • Alternate ingredient: Try adding some candy coated chocolates or sprinkles to your cookies.
  • Alternate cooking method tip: Air fryer cookies are awesome, try making this chocolate cookie in the air fryer.
  • Dietary consideration tip: Omit the nuts if you know people who might be allergic.

Estimated Nutritional Information

Calories: 151kcal | Carbohydrates: 15g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 5g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 14mg | Sodium: 155mg | Potassium: 75mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 21IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 31mg | Iron: 1mg

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