Chocolate Chip Walnut Cookies

I’ve been having a bit of a love affair with cookies and milk lately.

ImageEvery night before bed, I have a glass of milk and a few cookies. Most nights it’s just plain old Joe-Joe’s (Trader Joe’s far superior incarnation of the Oreo), but when I have days off I try to always make a batch of these.

Chocolate chip cookies have always been my favorite, but no cookie has ever infuriated me they way they have. I tried and failed to come up with the perfect chocolate chip cookie recipe for most of my teenage years. My mom was always content with the recipe on the back of the Nestle Toll House bag, but that could never turn out the soft chewy cookie of my dreams. My perfect chocolate chip cookie was something I had resigned to only being able to find in bakeries and coffee shops. Continue reading