Chocolate Frosted Cookie Triangles

When making a cookie tray or putting together various cookies for holiday gift giving, having a variety of flavors and shapes makes it more appealing. These Chocolate Frosted Triangle cookies offer a different shape from the usual round drop or sliced cookie. Besides, don't these tempt you to just bite a corner off?! These are topped with chopped nuts but you can also substitute it with other ingredients like toffee bits, peanut butter chips, festive sprinkles or even crushed candy canes!

Chocolate Frosted Cookie Triangles 


Makes: 36 cookies

Prep Time: 5 min

Cook Time: 8-10 min 


1 cup unsalted butter, softened
⅔ cup granulated sugar
½ teaspoon salt
1 large egg, room temperature
1 tablespoon vanilla extract
2 cups all-purpose flour
2 cups chocolate chips, milk or semi-sweet
¼ cup chopped mixed nuts, like walnuts and pecans


In a large bowl, beat the butter until fluffy. Add sugar and salt and beat until well combined and fluffy.

Beat in the egg and vanilla until well combined. Gradually add the flour and beat until well combined.

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.  Line a square baking pan with parchment paper.

Press cookie dough evenly into pan. Bake 20-25 minutes or until toothpick inserted comes out clean; Cool completely on a wire rack.

Chop nuts and set aside. Melt chocolate chips in a microwave safe bowl.

Pour chocolate over cookie bars and spread with offset spatula; Immediately add chopped nuts. Let harden 15 minutes. Cut into triangles and store in airtight container.

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