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Recipe: Hot Cocoa Cookies

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DifficultyBeginner

You will love how there’s an outer crispy shell that yields to a chewy center. I used American Heritage Chocolate in the batter and to top each cookie. Do this while the cookies are still warm so the chocolate melts.

Yields1 Serving
Prep Time25 minsCook Time15 minsTotal Time40 mins
 1 1/4 cups butter, softened
 1 cup granulated sugar
 2/3 cup light brown sugar
 3 large eggs
 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
 3 1/4 cup unbleached AP flour
 3/4 cup American Heritage Chocolate
 1 teaspoon baking powder
 1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips, melted
1

Pre heat oven to 350 degrees F with the rack in the middle.

2

In a stand mixer with the paddle attachment, cream the butter & both sugars together until light and fluffy. Add the eggs & vanilla, mix well. Add the next 4 ingredients. Gradually beat into butter mixture until blended. Add the melted chocolate chips last, combine well.

3

Have a work surface ready. This dough takes a bit to work with as it's super crumbly! Form twenty-five 1 1/2 inch balls. Place them onto baking sheets (9 to a sheet) Bake for 15-16 minutes. The edges & bottoms of the cookies should be slightly browned.

4

Remove from the oven & immediately top each cookie with a pinch of American Heritage Chocolate It will melt beautifully! Cool on baking sheets 5 minutes; remove to wire racks and continue to cool.

Ingredients

 1 1/4 cups butter, softened
 1 cup granulated sugar
 2/3 cup light brown sugar
 3 large eggs
 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
 3 1/4 cup unbleached AP flour
 3/4 cup American Heritage Chocolate
 1 teaspoon baking powder
 1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips, melted

Directions

1

Pre heat oven to 350 degrees F with the rack in the middle.

2

In a stand mixer with the paddle attachment, cream the butter & both sugars together until light and fluffy. Add the eggs & vanilla, mix well. Add the next 4 ingredients. Gradually beat into butter mixture until blended. Add the melted chocolate chips last, combine well.

3

Have a work surface ready. This dough takes a bit to work with as it's super crumbly! Form twenty-five 1 1/2 inch balls. Place them onto baking sheets (9 to a sheet) Bake for 15-16 minutes. The edges & bottoms of the cookies should be slightly browned.

4

Remove from the oven & immediately top each cookie with a pinch of American Heritage Chocolate It will melt beautifully! Cool on baking sheets 5 minutes; remove to wire racks and continue to cool.

Recipe: Hot Cocoa Cookies

~ Marla Meridith

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