Edible Cookie Basket

Recipe by Gingerbee
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READY IN: 35mins
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • For the Cookies
  • 1 14
    cups flour
  • 12
    cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 14
    cup blanched slivered almond, finely ground
  • 12
    teaspoon salt
  • 4
    tablespoons butter (soft)
  • 23
    cup sugar
  • 1
  • 12
    teaspoon vanilla
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DIRECTIONS

  • In a medium bowl, combine flour, cocoa powder, almonds and salt; set aside.
  • In a large bowl, beat butter, sugar, egg and vanilla with an electric mixer til light and fluffy.
  • Add flour mixture, beating until dough forms about 2 minutes.
  • Roll dough out to 1/8-inch thickness.
  • Use a 1-1/2" cookie cutter with scalloped edges and cut out shapes.
  • Making the basket: Cover the outside of a loaf pan with foil and spray with cooking spray.
  • Cover the pan with the dough cutouts (overlapping slightly) and pressing gently.
  • Bake in a 350 degree preheated oven for 15 minutes or until the edges are firm.
  • Cool completely before removing the cookie basket.
  • You can mold the cookie dough around different shaped oven-proof bowls too.
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