Chocolate Potato Cookies

LINDA BAILEY

By
@miffed13

Mashed potatoes in cookies?! Unbelievable?! Sshhh, let's keep the secret to these can't-get-enough-of-'em Chocolate Potato Cookies until everybody tastes 'em! I got this tasty recipe from Mr. Food.


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Serves:

4 1/2 doz

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

10 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1 c
packed brown sugar
1/2 c
vegetable shortening
1
egg
1 tsp
almond extract
1/2 c
semisweet chocolate chips, melted
1/2 c
unseasoned mashed potatoes, (actual potatoes)at room temperature
1 1/2 c
all-purpose flour
1/2 tsp
salt
1/2 tsp
baking soda
1/4 c
milk
1/2 c
chopped walnuts or pecans
(1) 16 oz
container chocolate fudge frosting
1/4 c
nonpareil candies

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Coat baking sheets with cooking spray. In a large bowl, cream together brown sugar and shortening until light and fluffy. Beat in egg and almond extract, mixing well. Add melted chocolate and mashed potatoes, beating until smooth. In a small bowl, combine flour, salt, and baking soda. Alternately add flour mixture and milk to brown sugar mixture, stirring until smooth.
2
In a small bowl, combine flour, salt, and baking soda. Alternately add flour mixture and milk to brown sugar mixture, stirring until smooth. Mix in nuts. Drop by rounded teaspoonfuls 2 inches apart onto prepared baking sheets. Bake 10 minutes, or until cookies spring back when touched lightly with a finger. Remove cookies from oven and wait 2 minutes before removing to a wire rack to cool slightly. Frost warm cookies and sprinkle with nonpareils.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies, Chocolate, Nuts
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids