You are here: Home » Recipes » Mocha Walnut Clusters Mocha Walnut Clusters Recipe by California Walnut Board Yield 30 servings Prep 25 mins Cook 5 mins These are intensely flavored cookies best served with coffee. PrintEmail Ingredients Cookies1/3 cup (2 oz.) semisweet chocolate chips1/4 cup canola oil1/2 cup granulated sugar2 tablespoons finely ground coffee1 -- egg1 tablespoon low fat milk1 teaspoon vanilla2/3 cup all-purpose flour2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder1/2 teaspoon baking powder1/4 teaspoon salt2 cups California walnuts, choppedGlaze3/4 cup powdered sugar2-3 teaspoons brewed coffeeGarnish3 tablespoons finely chopped California walnuts Instructions Preheat oven to 325F. Prepare the cookies: In microwave-safe mixing bowl, heat chocolate and canola oil on high for 40-60 seconds. Stir until chocolate is melted, reheating if needed. Stir in sugar, ground coffee, egg, milk and vanilla. Add flour, cocoa, baking powder and salt; stir until thoroughly combined. Add walnut pieces. Scoop by rounded tablespoonfuls onto greased or parchment lined baking sheets and press gently with the palm of your hand to flatten. Bake 10-12 minutes until edges feel set when touched. Cookies should be moist in center. Cool on pan 2 minutes. Remove to wire rack to cool completely. Prepare the glaze: Combine powdered sugar and coffee. Stir to make a thick glaze. Glaze and garnish the cookies: Set rack with cookies over a sheet of wax paper. Drizzle 1 teaspoon of glaze over each cookie and top with 1/2 teaspoon walnuts before glaze sets.