Sunday, November 28, 2010

Chocolate Truffle Cookies

These are a delicious and easy alternative to chocolate chip cookies. Just like chocolate chip cookies, you can't just eat one. Perfect for the holidays, tea parties and showers. This recipe comes from the Pillsbury cookbook and makes 4 dozen cookies.

Chocolate Truffle Cookies
  • 1 cup butter or margarine, softened
  • 1/2 cup powder sugar
  • 1 1/2 tsp vanilla
  • 1 square of unsweetened chocolate melted (or an ounce of unsweetened cocoa mixed with water to take on the appearance and texture of melted chocolate)
  • 2 1/4 cups of all purpose flour
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 6 oz package (1 cup) chocolate chips
  • 1/4 cup powdered sugar
  • 2 Tbsp unsweetened cocoa
Heat oven to 375 degrees. Grease cookies sheets. In large bowl, cream butter and 1/2 cup of powder sugar. Blend in vanilla and melted chocolate. At low speed, blend in flour and salt. By hand, stir in chocolate chips. Shape into 1 inch balls, place on cookie sheets. Bake 10-12 minutes. Cool.

In a small bowl combine 1/4 cup powder sugar and cocoa. oll cooled cookies in mixture.

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