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Chocolate Surprise Cookies


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Serves 25 minutes | Prep Time 30 minutes | Cook Time 15 minutes

Ingredients

3/4 cup (1 1/2 sticks) butter, softened
1/3 cup firmly packed light brown sugar
1 1/2 tsp vanilla
1 1/2 cups flour
1/8 tsp tsp cinnamon
25 solid chocolate candies
1 1/2 tbsp confectioners' sugar
3/4 tsp unsweetened cocoa powder


Preheat the oven to 350 F


Combine the butter and the brown sugar in a medium bowl


Beat with an electric mixer set on medium speed until light and fluffy


Add the vanilla


Combine the flour and cinnamon in another medium bowl


Add the flour mixture to the butter mixture


Mix well


Shape the dough into twenty five 1-inch balls


Flatten each ball into a 2-inch round


Place the rounds 1-inch apart on 2 ungreased baking sheets


Place 1 chocolate candy in the center of each round


Enclose the candy with the dough, making sure the candy is completely sealed in the dough


Bake until golden, about 15 minutes


Combine the confectioners' sugar and the cocoa in a small bowl


Sprinkle over the hot cookies


Cool the cookies on the baking sheets for 10 minutes


Transfer to wire racks to cool completely


Pairs Well With


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