Heart-Shaped Chocolate Cookies

Heart-Shaped Chocolate Cookies

Makes about 4 dozen

Give these heart-shaped cookies to friends for Valentine's Day or cut them into different shapes and serve them throughout the year.

Ingredients: 
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter, softened
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 (3-ounce) bars dark chocolate, (1 melted, 1 left whole)
  • 1 3/4 cup all purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 (3-ounce) bar milk chocolate
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Method: 

Cream together sugar and butter in a large bowl. Whisk in egg and vanilla, then whisk in melted dark chocolate until smooth. Stir in flour and baking powder until combined, then cover and refrigerate cookie dough for 1 hour.

Preheat oven to 375°F.

Lightly flour the surface on which you will be rolling the dough. Do not flour the rolling pin or the top surface of the dough. Roll dough out to 1/4-inch thickness, then cut out cookies using a 2-inch heart-shaped cutter.

Break remaining dark and milk chocolate bars into small squares and gently press one square of chocolate into each cookie. Place cookies on cookie sheet and bake for 8 minutes. Set aside to let cool, then serve.

Nutritional Info: 
Per Serving:Serving size: 2 cookies, 160 calories (70 from fat), 8g total fat, 4.5g saturated fat, 20mg cholesterol, 25mg sodium, 22g carbohydrate (1g dietary fiber, 13g sugar), 3g protein
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