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Chunky Monkey Pudding Cookies

A chewy and delicious cookie inspired by Ben & Jerry's Chunky Monkey!
Prep Time2 hrs 30 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time2 hrs 40 mins
Servings: 4 Dozen Cookies
Author: Rebecca Hubbell

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup Brown Sugar
  • 1/4 cup Sugar
  • 1/2 cup 1 stick Unsalted Butter (room temp)
  • 1 - 3.4 oz Package Instant Banana Cream Pudding
  • 2 Eggs
  • 1 Additional Egg Yolk
  • 1 tsp Homemade Vanilla Extract
  • 2 1/2 cups All Purpose Flour
  • 1 tsp Baking Soda
  • 1/2 tsp of Salt
  • 1 cup Chopped Walnuts
  • 1 cup Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chunks

Instructions

  • Cream butter and sugars together until smooth.
  • Add pudding, eggs, additional egg yolk and vanilla. Beat for about one minute on medium speed.
  • In a separate bowl, combine flour, baking soda, and salt.
  • Add dry ingredients to the wet ingredients a 1/2 cup at a time and mix until combined.
  • Fold in chocolate chunks and walnuts.
  • Mold into a giant ball and wrap tightly in plastic wrap.
  • Chill for at least two hours, overnight is best.
  • Scoop 1 1/2 tablespoon sized scoops onto a nonstick baking sheet about two inches apart. I use this kind of scoop.
  • Bake at 350 F for 10-13 minutes.
  • Cool on pan for a couple of minutes before transferring to a cooling rack.