Chocolate Mocha Brandy Dreams

Chocolate Mocha Brandy Dreams
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This crescent-shaped cookie has a hint of brandy flavor.
20 min
Prep Time
2:50
Total Time
48 cookies

Ingredients

Cookie

3/4 cup
Land O Lakes® Butter, softened
3/4 cup
sugar
1
large Land O Lakes® Egg
1 teaspoon
vanilla
1 2/3 cups
all-purpose flour
1/3 cup
unsweetened cocoa

Frosting

4 teaspoons
@Land O Lakes® Half & Half
1 teaspoon
instant coffee granules, if desired
1 cup
powdered sugar
1/4 cup
Land O Lakes® Butter, softened
1 tablespoon
unsweetened cocoa
1 teaspoon
brandy*
Decorator sugar, if desired
 
*Substitute 1/4 teaspoon brandy extract.

Directions

  1. Combine 3/4 cup sugar and 3/4 cup butter in bowl. Beat at medium speed, scraping bowl often, until creamy. Add egg and vanilla; continue beating until well mixed. Beat at low speed, gradually adding flour and cocoa, scraping bowl often, until well mixed.
  2. Divide dough into thirds. Wrap each in plastic food wrap; refrigerate at least 2 hours or overnight until firm.
  3. Heat oven to 375°F.
  4. Shape dough into 1-inch balls. Roll each into 3-inch log. Place, 2 inches apart, onto ungreased cookie sheets. Form into crescent shape; pinch ends and flatten slightly. Bake 6-8 minutes or until set. (Do not overbake.) (Surface may crack slightly.) Cool completely.
  5. Combine half & half and coffee granules in bowl; let stand 2 minutes. Stir until coffee granules dissolve. Add all remaining frosting ingredients. Beat at low speed, scraping bowl often, until smooth. Frost cooled cookies. Sprinkle with decorator sugar, if desired.

Recipe Tips

Nutrition Facts (1 cookie)

Calories
70
Cholesterol
15mg
Carbohydrates
9g
Protein
1g
Fat
4g
Sodium
35mg
Dietary Fiber
0g

Recipe Comments and Reviews

Rating

I rolled out the dough very thick and cut it with cookie cutters. I'm not good at making crescent shapes. They were a big hit at Christmas. I made tree shapes with green sugar.

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