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“Recipe courtesy of Land o Lakes Warm up the Holidays. To quote "The name says it all: overflowing with fudgy chocolate goodness, but dainty enough to justify eating more than just one!"”
READY IN:
28mins
YIELD:
36 cookies
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Place 1 cup bittersweet chocolate chips in small microwave-safe bowl. Microwave on HIGH, stirring once, until melted and smooth (1 to 1-1/2 minutes). Set aside.
  2. Combine melted butter, sugar, eggs and vanilla in large bowl. Beat at medium speed until smooth. Add melted chocolate, continue beating until smooth. Reduce speed to low; add all remaining cookie ingredients. Beat until well mixed. Cover, refrigerate until firm (2 hours or overnight).
  3. Heat oven to 350 degrees f. Drop dough by teaspoonfuls, 2 inches apart, onto greased cookie sheets. Bake for 8-9 minutes or until just set. Cool 2 minutes; remove from cookie sheets and let cool completely. (Chill dough between baking batches for easier handling.)
  4. Frosting:
  5. Place 1 cup mini chocolate chips and shortening in small microwave-safe bowl. Microwave on HIGH, stirring once, until melted and smooth (1-2 minutes). Frost cooled cookies. Sprinkle with chopped almonds if desired.

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