Don Italiano Cookies
CATEGORIES
INGREDIENTS
  • Chocolate Dough:
  • 3 tbsp shortening
  • 3 tbsp brown sugar
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tbsp whole milk
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/4 tsp instant espresso powder
  • 3 tbsp flour
  • 3 tbsp cocoa powder
  • 1/8 tsp baking soda
  • Peanut Butter Dough
  • 3 tbsp smooth peanut butter
  • 2 tbsp sugar
  • 1 tsp brown sugar
  • 1/2 tbsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tbsp whole milk
  • 3 tbsp flour
  • 1/8 tsp baking soda
  • 1/8 tsp baking powder
  • Assembly
  • 60 grams (6 squares) Amedei 70% Toscano chocolate (or similar)
DIRECTIONS
  1. Preheat oven to 350F, line a baking sheet with parchment (do not grease).
  2. Flatten out two rounds of peanut butter dough roughly the size of the chocolate square.
  3. Place the chocolate in the middle of one disc, top with the other dough round and pinch the seams to seal.
  4. Repeat with remaining chocolate squares and peanut butter dough.
  5. Follow the same procedure for flattening the chocolate dough into rounds, this time placing the peanut butter round in the centre of each.
  6. Place sealed cookies on the baking sheet.
  7. Bake 11-12 minutes, allow to cool 5 minutes on sheets before removing to wire rack and cooling completely.
  8. Amount Per Serving
  9. Calories: 243.7
  10. Total Fat: 14.0 g
  11. Cholesterol: 0.3 mg
  12. Sodium: 42.1 mg
  13. Total Carbs: 26.8 g
  14. Dietary Fiber: 3.0 g
  15. Protein: 4.4 g
RECIPE BACKSTORY
Makes 6 large cookies, fit for a queen (or king). This treat is nothing short of decadent, and insanely rich... tread lightly and serve with lots of milk! Amount Per Serving Calories: 243.7 Total Fat: 14.0 g Cholesterol: 0.3 mg Sodium: 42.1 mg Total Carbs: 26.8 g Dietary Fiber: 3.0 g Protein: 4.4 g