Chocolate Truffle Cookies
Preparation time: 15 minutes
Chilling bake: 10 minutes per batch
1. One and a quarter cups of soften butter
2. Two and quarter cups of confectioners’ sugar
3. One third cup of baking cocoa
4. Three eggs
5. A quarter cup of sour cream
6. One vanilla extract tablespoon
7. Two and a quarter cup of all-purpose flour
8. Two cups of semisweet chocolate
9. A quarter cup of chocolate sprinkles
1. Melt the unsweetened chocolate, the chocolate chips together with the butter in a double boiler or alternatively in a microwave. Allow the melted mixture to cool for about ten minutes before using it.
2. Beat the sugar together with eggs in a clean bowl for about two minutes. Combine the chocolate mixture with vanilla and beat.
3. Take the cocoa, baking powder, salt and flour then combine all of them before beating into the mixture of chocolate. Stir in the chocolate chips that have remained. Take the entire mixture and cover it then chill for a minimum of three hours.
4. Take away about one cup of dough. Use lightly floured hands to roll the dough into 1 inch balls. Place the balls on baking sheets that are not greased.
5. Baking at 350 degrees, allow the dough to bake for ten to twelve minutes or until they are puffed slightly then set. Cool them on a pan for about three minutes then remove the wire rack to allow them to cool completely,
6. Repeat the above procedure for the dough that is remaining. Remember to dust using confectioners’ sugar.
The yield will be about four dozen cookies.
Two cookies equals to 179 calories, 10 grams of fat, 20 milligrams of cholesterol, 72 milligrams of sodium, 22 grams of carbohydrates, 1 gram of fiber and 2 grams of protein.
To serve tasty chocolate truffle cookie pops you can insert the bottom ends of clean lollipop sticks into the balls.
To make salted chocolate truffle cookies all you have to do is to add a little sea salt into your list of ingredients. Then when using a cookies scoop to scoop and drop the balls of dough into the tray you had prepared sprinkle them with a little sea salt. Take great care not to put too much salt as this might ruin your yummy chocolate truffle cookies.
If you want a different and chunky twist in your cookies you can add three quarters cup of pistachios or toasted pecans, one third cup of sweetened coconut and a quarter cup of chopped candied.