A hint of spice and coffee nuts elevates these rich little Walnut Butter Cookies. Perfect for Fall baking, holiday cookie exchanges, or any time with a hot beverage. These are delicious!


Walnut Butter Cookies - 1940

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Perfect for autumn and winter baking, these rich little Walnut cookies are buttery and have a subtle hint of coffee and spice. Quick, easy, and egg-free. 


  • 1 ½ cup Flour
  • ½ cup Granulated Sugar
  • tsp Salt
  • 2 tsp Instant Coffee
  • 1 tsp Ground Cinnamon
  • 2 cups Finely Chopped Walnuts
  • 1 cup Butter


  • Preheat oven to 300°
  • In a mixing bowl, stir together flour, sugar, salt, coffee, and spices.
  • With pastry blender (or two knives) cut in butter until even crumbly meal is formed.
  • Work in 1 cup of walnuts and press dough together to form a ball.
  • Using a tablespoon scoops and form dough into balls. Roll balls in remaining chopped walnuts and place on an un-greased baking sheet.
  • Bake 20-22 minutes or until edges are golden brown. Remove and cool on rack.
Course: Dessert


This is a found recipe clipping. It was in with a batch of recipes that could be dated to 1940. Original source is unknown.

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