Mocha Walnut Chocolate Chip Cookies

Preparation info
  • Makes


    maximonster cookies, about 9 inches in diameter cookies
    • Difficulty


Appears in
Mrs. Witty's Monster Cookies

By Helen Witty

Published 1983

  • About

Coffee enriches the chocolate batter of these deliciously dark cookies, which are studded with walnuts and chocolate chips. A gift-wrapped maxicookie, pushing a pound in weight and upwards of 9 inches in diameter, would be the ultimate gift for any mochaphile.


  • ¼ cup (½ stick) unsalted butter, at room temperature
  • ¼ cup vegetable shortening


  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F, with an oven rack in the center position. Cover one or more baking sheets with aluminum foil and grease the foil.
  2. In a mixing bowl (using a wooden spoon) or in the large bowl of an electric mixer, cream the butter and shorten