Chocolate Cashew Teacakes

Chocolate Cashew Teacakes

Try this sweet and salty version of a holiday favorite for your cookie platter.

45 min. prep time
5 dozen cookies
151 Rating


3/4 cup Land O Lakes® Butter, softened
1 cup sugar
3 (1-ounce) squares unsweetened baking chocolate, melted, cooled slightly
1 2/3 cups all-purpose flour
1 1/2 cups finely chopped cashews
3/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon salt
Powdered sugar


Heat oven to 350°F. Line cookie sheets with parchment paper; set aside.

Combine butter and sugar in bowl; beat at medium speed until creamy. Add egg; continue beating until well mixed. Add melted chocolate; beat until well combined. Add flour, chopped cashews, cinnamon and salt; beat at low speed until dough forms.

Shape dough into 1-inch balls. Place 2 inches apart onto prepared cookie sheets. Bake 10-12 minutes or until just set. Cool 1 minute on cookie sheet; roll cookies in powdered sugar. Place onto cooling rack. Cool completely. Roll in powdered sugar again. Store in food storage container with tight-fitting lid.

Nutrition Facts (1 cookie)

Calories: 60

Fat: 4.5g

Cholesterol: 10mg

Sodium: 50mg

Carbohydrates: 5g

Dietary Fiber: 0g

Protein: 1g

Recipe #14655©2011Land O'Lakes, Inc.

Recipe Comments & Reviews

These were easy to make with a wonderful taste and texture. I stored them in the refrigerator and they held up well and were very good cold, as well.

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