Chocolate Chip Cookie Wreath

Chocolate Chip Cookie Wreath

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Serves:
4

Ingredients

  • 3/4 c
    shortening, butter flavor
  • 1.25 c
    brown sugar, firmly packed
  • 2 Tbsp
    milk
  • 1 Tbsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1
    egg
  • 2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp
    salt
  • 3/4 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1 c
    semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1 c
    pecans, coarsely chopped
  • ICING INGREDIENTS

  • 1.25 c
    powdered sugar
  • 3 Tbsp
    shortening
  • 2 tsp
    milk
  • 1 tsp
    corn syrup, light
  • ·
    gum drops, red and green

How to Make Chocolate Chip Cookie Wreath

Step-by-Step

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees; line 4 cookie sheets with foil and lightly grease the foil.
  2. In a large bowl with an electric mixer on medium speed, beat the brown sugar, shortening, milk and vanilla extract until well blended; Beat in the egg.
  3. In a medium bowl, combine the flour, salt and baking soda.
  4. With a spoon, stir into the shortening mixture just until blended.
  5. Stir in the chocolate chips and pecans.
  6. Divide the dough into quarters; divide each quarter into 12 pieces; Roll each piece into a 1-inch ball.
  7. Arrange the balls on the cookie sheets almost touching to form an 8-inch circle; Flatten the balls slightly with your fingers.
  8. Repeat with the remaining balls to make 3 more wreaths.
  9. Bake one cookie sheet at a time for 12 to 14 minutes, or until the wreaths are lightly browned; Do not overbake.
  10. Cool completely before removing from the cookie sheet.
  11. Meanwhile, prepare the icing.
  12. In a small bowl with the mixer on medium speed, beat the powdered sugar, shortening, milk and corn syrup until smooth - If too thick, thin with a little milk; if too thin, add more powdered sugar.
  13. The icing may be covered and refrigerated for up to 1 week; Makes 1 1/2 cups.
  14. Spread or pipe the icing over the cooled wreaths.
  15. Cut the red and green candies as needed for flowers and leaves; Place in clusters around the wreath.

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About Chocolate Chip Cookie Wreath

Course/Dish: Cookies Chocolate
Other Tag: Quick & Easy



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