Chocolate Cookie Stacks Recipe

Individual Chocolate Cookie Stacks

Assemble this easy yet elegant-looking dessert to "wow" your quests..

45 min.prep time 5:00total time
8 servings
000 Ratings

Ingredients

Cookie

1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
1/3 cup ground almonds, toasted
1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa
3/4 cup Land O Lakes® Butter, softened
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
Large grain sugar
1/4 cup real semi-sweet chocolate chips
1 teaspoon shortening

Vanilla Cream

1/2 cup whipping cream
1 tablespoon sugar
1 tablespoon sour cream
1/2 teaspoon vanilla

Garnish

Chocolate syrup
1 cup sliced fresh strawberries
Fresh mint leaves, if desired

Directions

Heat oven to 375°F. Combine flour, ground almonds and cocoa in medium bowl. Set aside.

Combine butter and 1/2 cup sugar in large bowl. Beat at medium speed, scraping bowl often, until creamy. Add egg and 1/2 teaspoon vanilla. Continue beating until well mixed. Reduce speed to low; add flour mixture. Beat until well mixed.

Divide dough in half. Wrap each half in plastic food wrap; flatten slightly. Refrigerate until firm (2 hours).

Roll out dough, one-half at a time, on lightly floured surface (keeping remaining dough refrigerated) to 1/8-inch thickness. Cut with 2 1/2-inch round cookie cutter into 18 circles. Place 1 inch apart onto ungreased cookie sheets. Cut 2 circles into fourths. (DO NOT SEPARATE.) Sprinkle all cookies with large grain sugar. Bake for 6 to 9 minutes or until set. Cool 1 minute on cookie sheets; remove to wire cooling rack. Cool completely.

Combine chocolate chips and shortening in small microwave-safe bowl. Microwave on HIGH (100% power) until melted (30 seconds to 1 minute), stirring occasionally; cool slightly. Line baking sheet with waxed paper. Dip curved edge of cookie wedges in melted chocolate. Place onto waxed paper. Refrigerate until firm (2 hours).

Combine all vanilla cream ingredients in small bowl. Beat at high speed until stiff peaks form.

For each serving, drizzle chocolate syrup onto individual serving plate; place 1 cookie over syrup. Pipe circle of vanilla cream onto cookie; top with strawberry slices, additonal piped vanilla cream and second cookie. Pipe vanilla cream over second cookie. Garnish with 2 strawberry slices and 1 chocolate-dipped cookie wedge.

Recipe Tip

Cookie stacks can be assembled ahead of time. Cover and refrigerate up to 6 hours before serving.

Nutrition Facts (1 serving)

Calories: 420

Fat: 29g

Cholesterol: 90mg

Sodium: 160mg

Carbohydrates: 38g

Dietary Fiber: 3g

Protein: 5g

Recipe #13448©2005Land O'Lakes, Inc.

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