Chewy Mincemeat and Walnut Cookies

Preparation info

  • Makes about


    8 inch monsters cookies
    • Difficulty


Appears in

Mrs. Witty's Monster Cookies

Mrs. Witty's Monster Cookies

By Helen Witty

Published 1983

  • About

Substantial, spicy, and full of interesting bits to engage the teeth, these are real cookie-jar cookies—they’re at their best after they have mellowed for at least a day. The same is true for the monster size.


  • ¾ cup ( sticks) unsalted butter, at room temperature
  • 2 egg yolks


  1. Place an oven rack in the center position and preheat the oven to 325°F for the large cookies and to 350°F if you are making the smaller ones. Grease one or two baking sheets.
  2. In a mixing bowl (using a wooden spoon) or in the large bowl of an electric