Recipe for Chocolate Walnut Fantasies


    Chocolate Walnut Fantasies

    1 cup butter, softened
    3/4 cup brown sugar, packed
    1/2 cup granulated sugar
    4 ounces cream cheese, softened
    2 eggs
    2 1/4 cups flour
    1 teaspoon baking soda
    1 3/4 cups coarsely chopped walnuts
    1 cup coconut
    1 (7 ounce) milk chocolate candy bar, cut into chunks

    Heat oven to 350 degrees F.

    Combine butter, brown sugar, sugar, and cream cheese in large mixer bowl. Beat at medium speed. Add eggs and continue beating until combined. Reduce speed to low, add flour and baking soda. Combine well. Stir in walnuts, coconut and chocolate chunks by hand.

    Drop dough by rounded tablespoonfuls 2 inches apart onto ungreased cookie sheets. Bake 9 to 11 minutes or until edges are golden brown.