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

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Ingredients You'll Need

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

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