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German Chocolate Toffee Cookies

"When I first shared these crisp cookies with folks at the hospital where I work as a cook, everyone's palate was pleased! German sweet chocolate gives them a unique twist."
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35 m servings
Original recipe yields 78 servings

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  1. In a mixing bowl, cream butter, shortening and sugar. Beat in chocolate. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Beat in water and vanilla. Combine flour, baking soda and salt; gradually add to the creamed mixture. Stir in toffee bits and walnuts.
  2. Drop by tablespoonfuls 2 in. apart onto greased baking sheets. Bake at 350 degrees F for 12-15 minutes or until golden brown. Remove to wire racks to cool.


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Crispy, chewy, chocolatey, buttery, and just plain delicious! I cut the recipe in half and used butter flavored shortening, 1 c. white sugar and 1/2 c. of brown sugar. I didn't have german cho...

I was a little leary about trying this recipe since it called for so much flour. I have a 5 qt. mixer, and just barely enough room in the bowl to slowly add the flour. Instead of making a whole ...

Great recipe. Might be better to add a little more chocolate. Recipe makes a lot of cookies.

Texture wise, it's a great cookie. I think it needed more chocolate either in the batter (doubled) or with the addition of chocolate chips. All butter works great too (I only keep shortening i...

Cookie had good texture, but lacked flavor. Won't make these again.