Becky has spent her entire career cooking and baking, which are also her favorite hobbies outside of work. For her, time spent in the kitchen not only relieves stress, but is lots of fun as well. Becky’s love for baking began as a child, standing on a chair next her mom, adding ingredients and mixing up dough.
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Double chocolate thumbprint cookies are filled with a minty frosting for a festive treat.
Heat oven to 350°F.
Combine 2/3 cup butter and brown sugar in bowl; beat at medium speed until creamy. Add melted chocolate, egg and vanilla. Continue beating until well mixed. Add flour, cocoa and salt; beat at low speed until well mixed.
Shape dough into 1-inch balls. Place 2 inches apart onto ungreased cookie sheets. Make indentation in center of each cookie with thumb or back of teaspoon.
Bake 7-9 minutes or until set. Remove to cooling rack. Cool completely.
Combine powdered sugar, 1/4 cup butter, peppermint extract and food color in bowl; beat at medium speed until creamy, adding enough milk for desired spreading consistency. Spoon 1 scant teaspoon filling into each cookie indentation. Immediately sprinkle with crushed candy.
Place 1/3 cup chocolate chips and oil in bowl. Microwave, stirring every 30 seconds, until melted. Spoon into resealable plastic food bag; cut off small corner of bag to create hole. Pipe drizzle over filling.
Dietary Fiber: 0g
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