Chocolate Cashew Crunch Cookie Recipe

The chocolate cashew crunch cookie recipe will surely impress your friends. This cookie is an elegant lace circle made up of nuts and sugars, then dipped into chocolate.


1/2 stick (1/2 cup) unsalted butter
1/3 cup (packed) light brown sugar
1/4 cup light corn syrup
1/2 cup finely chopped salted cashews
1/3 cup all-purpose flour
1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract

Chocolate Dipping Sauce:
6 ounces milk chocolate chips (about 1 cup)

Small saucepan
Small metal bowl
Cookie sheet

Step 1: Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
Step 2: Butter and flour cookie sheet; set aside.
Step 3: In a small saucepan, melt the butter over medium heat.
Step 4: Add the brown sugar and corn syrup, then bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring constantly until sugar dissolves.
Step 5: Remove from heat, stir in the cashews, flour, and vanilla extract.
Step 6: Drop the batter in 1/2-teaspoon mounds 2 inches apart onto prepared cookie sheet.
Step 7: Bake for 8-10 minutes, or until browned, rotating the cookie sheet back to front after 4 minutes.
Step 8: Pull from oven and let cookies set on sheet for 30 seconds, then transfer to wire rack to cool.

Chocolate Dipping Sauce:
Step 1: In a small metal bowl, set over small saucepan, melt the chocolate over hot, but not simmering water.
Step 2: Dip each cookie halfway into chocolate and return to wire rack.

Makes 24 cookies.