We’ve been baking again and we’re up to N for our cooking with kids series so this week’s recipes will include nuts – do go to the end of the post to discover some other fabulous nut recipes to cook and bake with the kids. We love nuts – well my husband and I do and with the kids loving cookies it was time to dig out my favourite Walnut and Chocolate Chip cookie recipe – and these cookies really are delicious.

Simple and delicious walnut and chocolate chip cookies recipe - so easy that kids can make them.

Ingredients for Walnut and Chocolate Chip Cookies

1/2 cup of margarine 1/2 cup of white sugar 1/2 cup of brown sugar 1 large egg 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract 1/2 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda (baking soda) 1 teaspoon hot water 1 and a 1/2 cups of plain flour (all purpose flour) Pinch of salt 1 cup of chocolate chips 1/2 cup of chopped walnuts

Making Walnut and Chocolate Chip Cookies

This recipe was handed over to me from sister-in-law and is measured out in cups, which is actually ideal for my youngest to read the recipe and work out how much of different ingredients to measure out. Simple and delicious walnut and chocolate chip cookies recipe - so easy that kids can make them. We used the mixer this time which the kids love using and started off by adding the margarine and sugars together and cream them together. Simple and delicious walnut and chocolate chip cookies recipe - so easy that kids can make them. The egg was then added to this mixture followed by the vanilla extract. Simple and delicious walnut and chocolate chip cookies recipe - so easy that kids can make them. In a small jug, we mixed together the bicarbonate of soda and the hot water so that it was dissolved and then poured it into the mix and blended it all together. Simple and delicious walnut and chocolate chip cookies recipe - so easy that kids can make them. Into the bowl, we measured the flour and the pinch of salt and then added the chocolate chips. Simple and delicious walnut and chocolate chip cookies recipe - so easy that kids can make them. Using our food processor we chopped up the whole walnuts and then added them to the mix and stirred it all together. Simple and delicious walnut and chocolate chip cookies recipe - so easy that kids can make them. The kids then measured out a spoon of cookie dough onto the baking sheets – be aware that you will likely get none-uniform cookies and if your kids are anything like mine the cookies will join together! Place in the oven at 175C for 10 minutes (until the edges are browned but they are nice and soft in the centre). Simple and delicious walnut and chocolate chip cookies recipe - so easy that kids can make them.

Simple and delicious walnut and chocolate chip cookies recipe - so easy that kids can make them.

Walnut and Chocolate Chip Cookies

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Author: Cerys Parker

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  • 1/2 cup of margarine
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Simple and delicious walnut and chocolate chip cookies recipe - so easy that kids can make them.

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Cerys Parker

Cerys is a marine biologist, environmental educator, high school teacher and mum. Realising that life doesn't have to be put on hold and you don't just have to survive whilst the kids are young she shares ideas to inspire you to LIVE with the kids, with activities to do together, recipes to cook and enjoy and family travel to make memories to last a lifetime.

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