Nellie's Free Range Eggs


Swedish Heirloom Cookies with Walnuts

Amy at Sizzling Eats

For a Cookie that will melt in your mouth and warm your heart.


  • 2 cups of white flour
  • 2 sticks of softened butter
  • pinch of salt
  • 2 cups of confectionery sugar (divided)
  • 2 tablespoons of water
  • 1 large cage-free egg
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1½ cups of chopped walnuts


  1. Directions:
  2. Pre-heat oven to 325 degrees
  3. Line two large baking sheets with parchment paper
  4. In a bowl, cream together the softened butter, and 1 cup of confectionery sugar
  5. Add in the flour, salt, egg, extracts, and water
  6. Fold in the chopped nuts
  7. Form crescents and small heaping tablespoon balls of dough on the cookie sheets- these do not spread so each sheet can fit 12-15 cookies
  8. Bake for 13-15 minutes until the bottoms are golden brown
  9. Roll warm cookies in confectionery sugar.
  10. Repeat process until all cookies are baked/coated.
  11. Enjoy!


Prep: 10 Minutes

Bake: 14 Minutes


36 Cookies