3 easy walnut cookie recipes: Walnut clusters, walnut-orange crisps and walnut surprise squares (1950)

Walnut cookie recipes from 1950

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Walnut cookie recipes from 1950

New cookies, quick cookies, old favorites, too! So easy, so good with Diamond Walnuts
Diamond walnut clusters cookie recipe

New cookie sensation! Your friends will beg for this recipe.


1/4 cup soft butter or margarine
1/2 cup sugar
1 egg, unbeaten
1-1/4 teaspoons vanilla
1-1/2 squares unsweetened chocolate, melted
1/2 cup sifted flour
1/4 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp salt
2 cups coarsely-broken Diamond Walnuts


Cream butter and sugar till fluffy. Add egg and vanilla; beat well. Stir in melted chocolate, then flour sifted with baking powder and salt. Now add walnuts — Diamond Walnuts, definitely for the rich flavor that “makes” these or any cookies! Drop by teaspoonfuls on a greased baking sheet. Bake at 350 F 10 minutes, not longer. Cookies should be soft when taken from the oven. Cool on rack. Makes 30.

Walnut-orange crisp cookie recipe

Just use your favorite refrigerator cooky recipe for these tempters. Add a tablespoon of grated orange rind and two tablespoons of orange juice – plus plenty of finely-chopped Diamond Walnuts. You’ll love the delicate flavor, crisp texture.

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Here is a convenience for you – ready-shelled Diamond Walnuts, for instant use any time! Vacuum-packed in 8 and 4 ounce cans, they stay fresh, sweet for year-round use.

Walnut surprise squares

Prized by cooks the country over, so quick, so good! Stir together 1 egg, 1 cup brown sugar (firmly packed), 1 tsp vanilla. Add 1/2 cup sifted flour mixed with 1/4 tsp each of salt and baking soda. Add 1 cup coarsely chopped Diamond Walnuts. Spread in buttered 8-inch square pan; bake at 350 F 18-20 min. Cookies should be soft when taken from oven. Leave in pan. Cut in squares as needed.

3 easy walnut cookie recipes (1950)

Buying guide: Diamond Walnuts are packed in handy 1-lb cellophane bags (red for large size, blue for medium). Look for the Diamond on the bag and on the shells! Now – even lower prices! But quality is always tops. Only California’s finest walnuts wear the Diamond brand. Full shells, more usable kernels! You get over two cups per pound!

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