Chocolate Marzipan Sugar Cookies

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READY IN:
30mins
YIELD:
3 dozen
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. In a food processor, combine both sugars and the marzipan. Process until they resemble a fine sand, about 1 minute
  3. Transfer mixture to a large bowl. Add the butter, vanilla, baking powder, baking soda, salt and egg.
  4. Use an electric mixter to beat until smooth, scraping down the bowl once during mixing, about 2 minute.
  5. Add flour and cocoa powder and mix until incorporated, scraping down the bowl once dufing mixing, about 1 minute The dough should be very stiff.
  6. Baking in batches, drop 1 T. balls of dough on the prepared baking sheet, leaving about 2 inches around all sides. Bake on the oven's lower rack until cookies are flat and have a crackled surface, about 10 minute.
  7. The cookies will be very soft. Let them cool for 5 minute on the baking sheet, then transfer to a rack to cook completely. If desired, once the cookies are cool, dust them with powdered sugar.

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