Sandwiching a creamy peppermint candy betweenwarm brownie cookies creates an irresistible sweet treat.
Recipe: Peppermint FudgeCookie Sandwiches
3/4 cup semi-sweet chocolate morsels1/4 cup butter (1/2 stick)1/2 cup granulated sugar1 large egg3/4 cup all-purpose flour2 candy canes or 8 to 10 peppermint hardcandies (about 1/4 cup crushed)1/4 cup white or semi-sweet chocolatemorsels10 to 12 mini foil-wrapped peppermintpatty candies, unwrapped
Preheat oven to 375°F (190°C).Line a large sheet pan with a 10-inch sheet of parchment paper.Combine chocolate morsels and butter in a bowl. Microwave onHIGH 40-60 seconds or until mostly melted, stirring after each20-second interval using a scraper. Add sugar and egg to batterbowl; mix until well blended. Add flour; mix just until flouris incorporated. Using a scooper, drop 20 level scoops of batter,1-inch apart, onto pan. Bake 9 to 11 minutes or until edges areset. (Do not overbake.)
Meanwhile, place candy canes into resealableplastic bag; crush using flat side of a meat tenderizer and setaside. Place white chocolate morsels into a microwave safe bowl,and cook uncovered, on HIGH 30 to 60 seconds or until melted,stirring once. Set aside.
Remove sheet pan from oven to a coolingrack. Immediately turn over half of the cookies using a spatula;top with peppermint patties and remaining cookies to form 10sandwiches. Drizzle chocolate over cookies and immediately sprinklewith crushed candies. Transfer to serving platter. Line pan withanother sheet of parchment paper and scoop remaining batter ontoparchment. Bake 9 to 10 minutes or until edges are set. Assemblesandwiches as directed above.
Makes 10 to 12 sandwich cookies.
Nutritional Information Per Serving (1cookie sandwich): Calories 230, Total Fat 9 g, Saturated Fat6 g, Cholesterol 25 mg, Sodium 40 mg, Carbohydrate 37 g, Fiber1 g, Protein 3 g
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