Chocolate Truffle Cookies

Chocolate Truffle Cookies

Chocolate Truffle Cookies

Chocolate Truffle Cookies


 

TIME

Preparation time: 15 minutes

Chilling bake: 10 minutes per batch

INGREDIENTS

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

DIRECTIONS

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.

NUTRITION FACT

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.

KITCHEN TIPS

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.

 

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Molasses Cookies

Molasses Cookies

Molasses Cookie

Molasses Cookie


 

What are the ingredients?

Ingredients:

· 1/2 cup of shortening

· 1 cup of brown sugar

· 1 large egg

· ¼ cup of molasses

· 2 and ¼ cups of All Purpose Flour

· 2 teaspoons of baking soda

· 1 teaspoon of ground cinnamon

· 1/2 teaspoon of ground cloves

· 1 teaspoon of ground ginger

· 1 teaspoon of rock salt

· 3 tablespoons of sugar that has been granulated

Methods on how to bake:

· The oven must be heated at 325 o F, in a large bowl, the brown sugar must be beat, after that the shortening, molasses and the egg will be combined and mixed by the electric mixer using a medium speed.

· All of the ingredients need to be stirred except for the granulated sugar.

· The dough will then be shaped using rounded tablespoonfuls into the 1 and 1/2 inch balls.

· It will be then dipped into the granulated sugar. The ungreased cookie sheet will be where the balls would be placed; the sugared sides should be up and needs to be spaced 2 inches apart.

· After creating it sugared sides, it has to be baked for at least 16 minutes or until the cookies look dry. After noticing that it is already dry, remove from cookie sheet and place the baked goods in the cooling rack.

In order to make the baking process easier, it is highly advised to buy shortening that has oblong packages that are already market to make the measuring and cutting process easier.

The inside of the measuring cup must then be sprayed with cooking spray, so that molasses will not easily slide out of the cup.

Nutritional Facts:

The calories for one cookie are estimated at 160 calories, the 60 calories comes from the fat. The cholesterol is estimated at 10 mg, while the sodium is at 135 mg. The total presence of carbohydrates in the mixture is at 22g.

It does not contain dietary fibers but has 1g of Protein; it also contains 6% of Iron.

 

 

 

Another recipe for Molasses is in the form of the Chewy Molasses.

Ingredients:

· 2 teaspoons of baking soda

· 2 c ups of all purpose flour

· 1/2 tbs. ground cinnamon

· 1 tbs. Of ground ginger

· 3/4 tbs. Of ground cardamom

· 1/2 tbs. Of kosher salt

· 1 egg

· 1/2 cup or 1 stick of unsalted melted butter

· 1/2 cup of sugar that is granulated

· 1/3 cup of light or dark molasses

· ¼ cup of dark brown sugar

· Raw sugar for rolling use

Methods:

· Preheat oven at 375 and then add cinnamon, ginger, cardamom, salt and baking soda in the bowl.

· Combine the, egg, granulated sugar, molasses, and brown sugar using a medium bowl.

· Put the sanding sugar in the shallow bowl, then scoop and dough out the tablespoon and then roll it into balls, chill it for 20 minutes.

· Roll in the sugar and put on the 2 parchment lines baking sheets, make sure they are spaced 2” apart.

· Bake the cookies, rotate the baking sheets halfway through the process until the cookies are puffed and cracked on the edges.

Nutritional Facts:

One serving of cookie will contain 80 calories; it will have 12 g of dietary fiber, 6g of protein and sodium mg of 120.

 

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