Who doesn't like big, fat, chunky, crunchewy chocolate chips cookies, with a glass of ice cold milk? I know that my just busted daughter Ashton does as she just got caught snatching some of the milk and a cookie before I got my pictures taken! Half the time I can't get food settings ready to photograph without my kids finding their way to it first. Yeah, she thinks it's hilarious. It was. Kind of. The first time I had these, Shawn's Mom made them to sell in a garage sale we had to raise a little money for our upcoming wedding. That was 25 years ago. My Mom always made cookies with pecans in them when I was growing up. I think these were the first ones I'd had with walnuts. I know it's a personal preference but I prefer the walnuts over pecans. Some of my favorite recipes come from my Mother-in-law and it's funny because she always says she doesn't like to cook. Chocoloate Chip Oatmeal Cookies (adapted from my MIL's recipe for Mrs.