Christmas Chocolate Thumbprint Cookies Recipe

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Christmas chocolate thumbprint cookies

sherry monfils

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@smonfils

I make these chocolatey, delicious cookies for Christmas. Easy to make, so the kids can help, and they really enjoy making them!


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Serves:

24

Prep:

50 Min

Cook:

10 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1 c
flour
1/2 c
flour
3/4 c
sugar
1/2 c
baking cocoa
1 tsp
baking powder
1/4 tsp
salt
6 Tbsp
unsalted butter, melted
2 large
eggs, lightly beaten
1 tsp
vanilla extract
1/3 c
coarse sugar
1/3 c
creamy peanut butter
1/2 c
powdered sugar
2 c
chocolate chips

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In bowl, combine the flour, sugar, cocoa powder, baking powder and salt. Add butter, eggs and vanilla. Stir until well combined, will be thick.
2
Cover, refrigerate for 1/2 an hour, until firm. Heat oven to 325. Line baking sheets w/ parchment paper. Place coarse sugar in a shallow bowl.
3
Roll heaping tbsps of dough into balls, then roll in coarse sugar. Place dough balls 1" apart on baking sheets. Lightly flatten each dough ball, and make a deep indentation in the center w/ your thumb. Bake 10 mins. Remove from oven. In small bowl, whisk together peanut butter and powdered sugar. Place chocoalte chips in microwaveable bowl, microwave until melted. Fill 1/2 the cookies w/ peanut butter mix, and the other 1/2 w/ the melted chocolate. Refrigerate until set, about 1/2 an hour.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies, Chocolate
Main Ingredient: Eggs
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: For Kids, Heirloom