Chocolate Covered Cookies

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These chocolate cookies are the last ones from my bake sale cookie-thon. Leave the best for last, I may say.
Well, all the cookies were a hit but if someone asked me which one was my favorite than these chocolate ones would have been my answer.
What’s not to love about them? The chocolate cookie dough which is irresistible on its own, the delicious chocolate cover or the joy the Christmas-y sprinkles bring.
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To make them it’s pretty easy. After you make your dough you chill it for a while and then take pieces of dough, roll them into small balls, place them on baking sheets, chill again and bake.
While in the oven the cookies crack like a crinkle cookie. you can roll it through powdered sugar just before baking if you prefer. I left them as they were since I wanted to cover them in chocolate.
Chocolate Covered Cookies | Roxanashomebaking.com

Chocolate Covered Cookies

Chocolate Covered Cookies

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups all purpose flour
  • 2 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa
  • pinch of salt
  • 1/4 cup cold butter
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 egg
  • 1 egg yolk
  • ~ 6 to 8 oz chocolate (optional)
  • sprinkles, colored sugar for decorations (optional)

Instructions

  1. In your food processor add the flour, baking powder, cocoa, salt, sugar and butter. Pulse a couple of times until it resembles crumbs.
  2. Put the mixture into a bowl, make a well in the middle and add the vanilla extract and the eggs lightly beaten. With a spoon or a spatula slowly incorporate the flour with the eggs kneading a few seconds until the dough it's easily shaped into a ball.
  3. Wrap it in plastic foil and chill it in the fridge for about 30 minutes.
  4. Take it out and start making the cookies by dividing the dough into small balls and place them on baking sheets. Makes about 2 1/2 to 3 dozens, depending on how small/big you making them.
  5. Place the baking sheets back in the fridge and chill for another 30 minutes (or in the freezer for about 10 minutes)
  6. Meanwhile heat the oven to 425F.
  7. Bake the cookies for about 10-12 minutes until lightly cracked and soft to the touch. Let them cool completely on cooling racks.
  8. To cover them in chocolate, melt the chocolate and one by one dip the top of the cooking in it. Place them again on the cooling racks and decorate with the sprinkles.

Notes

*recipe adapted from Taste of Home

http://roxanashomebaking.com/chocolate-covered-cookies-recipe/

Enjoy!
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Comments

  1. Tina says

    I always say everything is better dipped in chocolate! These do look delicious as well as festive. I mean-who would not want to try these double chocolate gems-yum! Great post Roxanna.

  2. Terra says

    You had me at cookie dough! I would probably pick this beautiful cookie as favorite, LOL:-) I have a problem, I love cookie dough, brownie batter, WAY too much, LOL! Love that you covered them in chocolate, makes them look like candy, Yum:-) Hugs, Terra

  3. Radhika says

    Roxana, You got me drooling here. Love the chocolate covering and the festive sprinkles on top. Season's Greetings to you and ur family.

  4. Nami | Just One Cookbook says

    Cuuuutee! I like how you put the different toppings on the cookies. These look so festive and a perfect gift too! I guarantee these won't last too long in my house because of me! :-)

  5. Christiane Potts says

    I'm not sure that you're right about saving the best for last. They were all pretty darn wonderful. Of course, to make absolutely sure, I think you need to send me one of each so I can taste test them for you, ok? :)

  6. Becky says

    These cookies do look like the best ones, especially covered in chocolate. I'm bookmarking this recipe. because I have way too many cookies, already!

  7. In Katrina's Kitchen says

    These look so good- they were the first thing in my Reader this morning :) Hey- welcome to BlogHer!! Merry Christmas, Roxanna! xoxo

  8. Lemons and Anchovies says

    I need to take some cookie baking lessons from you–these look perfect! I can see why these would be your favorite–though everything you've shared with us has been tops. :)

  9. Kim - Liv Life says

    These little cookies just might be the ideal holiday treat. The flavors are the quintessential cookie and I'm certain that with two teenagers in my house the plate would last perhaps 10 minutes. Nicely done!!

  10. Jill @ MadAboutMacarons says

    Roxanna, these are wonderful for this time of year. Or any time of year, for that matter! Beauties. Happy holidays!

  11. Sandra says

    As always BEAUTIFUL!!! What a great recipe and presentation..you got me pumped up to try making them:))) Well done sweetie!!

  12. janet@fromcupcakestocaviar says

    These look yummy, Roxana!! I was trying to figure out what cookie to make first today and I think this just won!
    Buzzed!

  13. Lizzy says

    PERFECT! If I was dipping, there'd be big thumbprints on them all :) My family would love these, too! MERRY CHRISTMAS, my friend!!!

  14. Amy says

    Roxana, these sound wonderful! I love the addition of the sprinkles as well, they look so festive! I wish I had made as many Christmas cookies as you this year :)!

  15. Jessica says

    I'm very selective when it comes to choosing a dessert to make, and yours definitely made my list!! Beautiful and tasty bites! If they're your favorite then I can't wait to try some =D

  16. Aldy @ Al Dente Gourmet says

    My-Oh-My…These cookies looks absolutely scrumptious, Roxana! They look so colorful and cute. Great job :) Have a wonderful Christmas and a Happy New Yea!

  17. Junia says

    i shall call these chocolate covered bomboms. they look divine coated in chocolate!! did you add this to our #cookielove bloghop?

  18. kita says

    Oh my! I have never had a chocolate covered cookie – but look at those babies! Who could resist. And I love the addition of the little sprinkles. They always take me right back to my childhood. I hope you and your family are prepped and ready for a great holiday!

  19. Xinmei @ Pudding Pie Lane says

    I love the Christmas colours on these cookies! I agree – who can dislike a yummy double chocolate hit? :)

  20. stacey says

    Assuming the cocoa amount is 1/3 cup, and that the butter amount is 1/4 stick. Also assumed that you do add the baking powder in with the flour, cocoa etc. Can’t wait to see how they turn out!

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