Glazed Chocolate Cookies

72
Servings
1h
Prep Time
15m
Cook Time
1h 15m
Ready In


"I've made these many times and sent them through the mail successfully. To freeze, wrap each cookie in plastic wrap to protect the glaze, or else freeze unglazed cookies and add glaze only after thawing."

Original recipe yields 72 servings
OK
  • FOR GLAZE

Nutritional

  • Serving Size: 1 (20.4 g)
  • Calories 75.2
  • Total Fat - 3.1 g
  • Saturated Fat - 1.9 g
  • Cholesterol - 13.4 mg
  • Sodium - 31.6 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 11.4 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 0.1 g
  • Sugars - 7.7 g
  • Protein - 0.7 g
  • Calcium - 14.4 mg
  • Iron - 0.1 mg
  • Vitamin C - 0 mg
  • Thiamin - 0 mg

TO MAKE THE COOKIES


Step 1

Mix flour, baking powder, and salt.

Step 2

Cream butter and gradually beat in the sugar.Beat in eggs.

Step 3

Stir in vanilla and chocolate. Stir in flour mixture.

Step 4

If desired, chill several hours or overnight for better handling.

Step 5

Roll into 1-inch balls.

Step 6

Place on greased baking sheets. Bake at 375' about 10 minutes. Cool on rack and then glaze.

TO MAKE THE GLAZE


Step 7

Melt 2 squares unsweetened chocolate with 2 tablespoons butter.

Step 8

Beat in 1 1/2 cups confectioner's sugar (or less) that has been sifted and pinch of salt alternately with the 4 Tbsp. hot water.

Step 9

Pierce each cookie gently on its underside with fork or toothpick and dip top of cookie in glaze, which should be in a shallow container to make dipping easier.

Step 10

Glaze can be thinned by adding hot water 1 tsp. - 1 Tbsp. at a time.

Tips & Variations


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