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German Chocolate Toffee Cookies

When I first shared these crisp cookies with folks at the hospital where I work as a cook, everyone's palate was pleased! German sweet chocolate gives them a unique twist.
  • Total Time
    Prep: 20 min. Bake: 15 min./batch
  • Makes
    13 dozen

Ingredients

  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup shortening
  • 2-1/2 cups sugar
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 4 ounces German sweet chocolate, melted
  • 4 large eggs, room temperature
  • 2 teaspoons water
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 6-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1-1/2 cups milk chocolate English toffee bits
  • 1-1/2 cups chopped walnuts

Directions

  • In a large bowl, cream the butter, shortening and sugars until light and fluffy. Beat in chocolate. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Beat in water and vanilla. Combine the flour, baking soda and salt; gradually add to the creamed mixture and mix well. Stir in toffee bits and walnuts.
  • Drop by tablespoonfuls 2 in. apart onto greased baking sheets. Bake at 350° for 12-15 minutes or until golden brown. Remove to wire racks to cool.
Nutrition Facts
2 each: 161 calories, 8g fat (3g saturated fat), 19mg cholesterol, 132mg sodium, 20g carbohydrate (11g sugars, 0 fiber), 2g protein.
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  • 650sw55ave
    Dec 6, 2015

    EXCELLENT RECIPE...ONLY DRAWBACK IS THE LARGE VOLUME OF INGREDIENTS. ALMOST 15 CUPS OF INGREDIENTS

  • saralyn_06
    Oct 9, 2013

    Nice & moist. Would make these again

  • gwashington1961
    Aug 3, 2012

    These German Chocolate Toffee Cookies are quite delicious. The recipe is a large one, yielding 13 dozen (78) cookies per batch.

  • kunzeda
    Nov 19, 2011

    I do a Christmas open house and I am sure these will be a hit. they are very good. Will do again.

  • angelasandoval
    Apr 3, 2009

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