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Recipe Summary

prep:
15 mins
bake:
8 mins at 375°
Servings:
60
Yield:
60 cookies
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Chocolate-on-Chocolate Walnut Cookies

Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a bowl, combine flour, baking soda, baking powder, and salt; set aside.

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  • In a large mixer bowl, cream sugar and butter on low speed of electric mixer. Add eggs and vanilla; beat on medium speed until fluffy.

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  • Beat in cooled, melted chocolate and sour cream. Add flour mixture; beat on low speed until well-mixed.

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  • With a spoon, stir in black walnuts. Cover; chill for 1 hour.

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  • From a teaspoon, drop dough 2 inches apart onto a greased cookie sheet. Bake in a 375 degree F oven for 8 to 10 minutes. Remove cookies to a wire rack; cool. Frost with Chocolate Cream-Cheese Frosting, if desired. Store frosted cookies in your refrigerator. (Note: Nutrition facts are provided for unfrosted cookies.) Makes about 60 cookies.

Nutrition Facts (Chocolate-on-Chocolate Walnut Cookies)

79 calories; total fat 4g; saturated fat 2g; cholesterol 13mg; sodium 44mg; carbohydrates 10g; fiber 0g; protein 1g; vitamin a 97IU; vitamin c 0mg; calcium 10mg; iron 0mg.

Chocolate Cream-Cheese Frosting

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  • In a mixer bowl, beat together cream cheese, butter or margarine, chocolate, milk or light cream, and vanilla. Gradually add powdered sugar, beating until smooth. Add a little more milk or powdered sugar, if necessary, for spreading consistency.

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