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Chocolate-on-Chocolate Walnut Cookies

Chocolate-on-Chocolate Walnut Cookies

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  • Makes: 60 servings
  • Yield: 60 cookies
  • Prep 15 mins
  • Bake 8 mins

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Ingredients

  • 2 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 ounces unsweetened chocolate, melted and cooled
  • 1 cup dairy sour cream
  • 1 cup coarsely chopped black walnuts
  • 1 Chocolate Cream-Cheese Frosting (see recipe below) (optional)

Directions

  1. In a bowl, combine flour, baking soda, baking powder, and salt; set aside.
  2. 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.
  3. Beat in cooled, melted chocolate and sour cream. Add flour mixture; beat on low speed until well-mixed.
  4. With a spoon, stir in black walnuts. Cover; chill for 1 hour.
  5. 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.

Chocolate Cream-Cheese Frosting

Ingredients

  • 1 3 - ounce package cream cheese, softened
  • 2 tablespoons butter or margarine, softened
  • 1 1/2 ounces unsweetened chocolate, melted and cooled
  • 2 tablespoons milk or light cream
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 cups sifted powdered sugar

Directions

  1. 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.

Nutrition Facts

(Chocolate-on-Chocolate Walnut Cookies)

Servings Per Recipe 60, sat. fat (g) 2, Fat, total (g) 4, chol. (mg) 13, pro. (g) 1, iron (mg) 0, vit. A (IU) 97, carb. (g) 10, cal. (kcal) 79, calcium (mg) 10, sodium (mg) 44

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