These cut-out cookies are dotted with minichocolate chips and topped with frosting and a drizzle of meltedchocolate for a special treat. Fun to make with kids.
Recipe: Chocolate Mini ChipHoliday Cookies
1 cup butter or margarine, softened 1/2 cup packed brown sugar 1/3 cup granulated sugar 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 large egg yolk 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 2 cups NESTL ® TOLL HOUSE® Semi-Sweet ChocolateMini Morsels – divided use 1 (16-ounce) container prepared vanilla frosting, colored ifdesired
Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C).
Beat butter, brown sugar, sugar, vanillaextract and salt in large mixer bowl until creamy. Beat in eggyolk. Gradually beat in flour. Stir in 1½ cups morsels.Divide dough in half. Cover; refrigerate for 1 hour or untilfirm.
Roll half of dough to 1/4-inch thicknessbetween two sheets of waxed paper. Remove top sheet of waxedpaper. Cut dough into shapes using cookie cutters. Lift fromwaxed paper; place on ungreased baking sheets. Refrigerate for10 minutes. Repeat with remaining dough.
Bake for 9 to 11 minutes or until goldenbrown. Cool on baking sheets for 2 minutes; remove to wire racksto cool completely. Spread with frosting; pipe with melted chocolate.
To Pipe Chocolate: Place remaining ½cup morsels in heavy-duty plastic bag. Microwave on HIGH (100%)power for 45 seconds; knead. Microwave for 10 seconds; kneaduntil smooth. Cut tiny corner from bag; squeeze to pipe chocolate.
Makes 3 dozen.
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