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Soft and Chewy Date and Walnut Cookies

Chewy Date, Walnut and Brown Butter Cookies

Soft and Chewy Date and Walnut Cookies
Prep Time 30 mins
Cook Time 1 hr
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 2 dozen
Calories 200 kcal


  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter room temperature
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup firmly packed light brown sugar
  • 6 tbsp granulated sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 cup chopped dates
  • 1 cup toasted/chopped walnuts
  • 1/2 cup toasted/chopped almonds


  • In a small saucepan, brown 2 Tbsp of the butter and let cool completely.
  • Heat oven to 350F. Line two baking sheets with parchment paper or silpat.
  • In a medium bowl, sift the flour, baking soda and salt together.
  • In another large bowl, using an electric mixer at medium speed, beat together the butter, cooled brown butter and sugars until smooth and mixed together well.
  • Add the egg and vanilla and mix on low speed until mixed in.
  • Fold in the flour mixture and mix in until just incorporated.
  • Add dates and nuts until just incorporated.
  • Chill dough if dough is warm and bake!
  • Small cookies bake 8-10 minutes
  • Large cookies bake 10-13 minutes.
Keyword Almond, Cookies, Date, dessert, Walnut