Recipes: Fall-Filled Cookies

Harper Behmer, Columnist

Fall-Filled Cookies

Makes approx. 18-20 cookies 

Cook Time: 10 – 15 minutes 

Cook Temp: 350℉

A delicious fall cookie treat with gooey chocolate.  They have a lovely cinnamon taste to them and are good for any fall holiday!


  • ½ cup butter, softened
  • ½ cup white granulated sugar 
  • ½ cup brown sugar, packed 
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 
  • 1 large egg 
  • 1 ½ cup all-purpose flour 
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon baking powder 
  • Pinch of salt 
  • ½ cup of chocolate chips 
  • ½ cup nuts (pecans or walnuts) *optional 
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon



  1. Get out baking sheets and spray with non-stick spray or line with parchment paper. Then preheat the oven to 350℉.
  2. In a medium mixing bowl, combine together butter and sugars until creamy. Then add in the egg and vanilla extract mix until well combined. 
  3. In another bowl, mix together flour, baking soda, baking powder, cinnamon and a pinch of salt until well combined. 
  4. Slowly add the flour mixture into the butter mixture by adding in half of the flour, stirring, and then the next half of the flour and stirring. 
  5. Now that the dough is formed, fold in the chocolate chips and the nuts. 
  6. Shape the dough into round balls about a tablespoon big and put on the baking sheet. 
  7. Cook for 10-15 minutes until the edges are golden brown and they are cooked all the way through 
  8. Take the cookies out of the oven and cool, or eat them straight from the oven! Enjoy!