Chocolate Mocha-Glazed Pretzel Cookies

1
Kelly Williams

By
@WildfloursCottageKitchen

Festive buttery chocolate cookies shaped like pretzels that are coated with a mocha glaze and drizzled with white chocolate! An old standy-by recipe from Taste of Home! Enjoy! (photo from bing images)

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
Makes 3-4 dozen
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
5 Min

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup
    softened butter, no substitutes
  • 2/3 cup
    sugar
  • 1
    egg
  • 2
    squares (1 oz. each) unsweetened chocolate, melted and cooled
  • 2 tsp.
    vanilla
  • 1 3/4 cups
    flour
  • 1/2 tsp.
    salt
  • MOCHA GLAZE:

  • 1 cup
    (6 oz.) semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1 tsp.
    light corn syrup
  • 1 tsp.
    shortening
  • 1 cup
    powdered sugar
  • 4-5 Tbl.
    hot coffee
  • 2
    squares (1 oz. each) white baking chocolate, melted

How to Make Chocolate Mocha-Glazed Pretzel Cookies

Step-by-Step

  1. In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add the egg, chocolate and vanilla; mix well. Combine flour and salt; gradually add to creamed mixture and mix well. Cover and refrigerate for 1 hour or until firm.
    Divide dough into fourths form each portion into a 6-in. roll. Cut each roll into 1/2-in. slices; roll each into a 9-in. rope. Place ropes on greased baking sheets; form into pretzel shapes and space 2 in. apart. Bake at 400° for 5-7 minutes or until firm. Cool 1 minute before removing to wire racks to cool completely.
    For glaze, in a microwave-safe bowl, melt the chocolate chips, shortening and corn syrup; stir until smooth. Stir in confectioners' sugar and enough coffee to make a smooth glaze.
    Dip pretzels; allow excess to drip off. Place on waxed paper until set. Melt white chocolate; drizzle with white chocolate; allow excess to drip off. Let stand until chocolate is completely set. Store in an airtight container. Makes 3-4 dozen.

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About Chocolate Mocha-Glazed Pretzel Cookies

Course/Dish: Cookies, Chocolate
Hashtags: #mocha, #white




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