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Lemon Surprise Cookies

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  • 1 hr 15 min prep time
  • 2 hr 15 min total time
  • 9 ingredients
  • 72 servings
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Chocolate candy inside is the secret to these special delicacies! Ideal for a bake sale or holiday gift.

Bake-Off® Contest 33, 1988
Sandi Lamberton
Solvang, California

Ingredients

1 1/2
cups butter or margarine, softened
3/4
cup sugar
1
tablespoon lemon extract
2 3/4
cups Pillsbury BEST® all-purpose flour
1 1/2
cups finely chopped almonds
1
bag (13 oz) KISSES® milk chocolates, unwrapped
Powdered sugar
1/2
cup semisweet chocolate chips
1
tablespoon shortening

Steps

  • 1 In large bowl with electric mixer, beat butter, sugar and lemon extract on medium speed until light and fluffy. Add flour and almonds; beat on low speed until well blended. Cover; refrigerate at least 1 hour for easier handling.
  • 2 Heat oven to 375°F. Shape 1 scant tablespoon dough around each milk chocolate candy, covering completely; roll in hands to form ball. Place on ungreased cookie sheets.
  • 3 Bake 8 to 12 minutes or until set and bottom edges are light golden brown. Cool 1 minute; remove from cookie sheets. Cool completely, about 15 minutes.
  • 4 Lightly sprinkle cooled cookies with powdered sugar. In 1-quart saucepan, melt chocolate chips and shortening over low heat, stirring until smooth; drizzle over each cookie.
  • 1 In large bowl with electric mixer, beat butter, sugar and lemon extract on medium speed until light and fluffy. Add flour and almonds; beat on low speed until well blended. Cover; refrigerate at least 1 hour for easier handling.
  • 2 Heat oven to 375°F. Shape 1 scant tablespoon dough around each milk chocolate candy, covering completely; roll in hands to form ball. Place on ungreased cookie sheets.
  • 3 Bake 8 to 12 minutes or until set and bottom edges are light golden brown. Cool 1 minute; remove from cookie sheets. Cool completely, about 15 minutes.
  • 4 Lightly sprinkle cooled cookies with powdered sugar. In 1-quart saucepan, melt chocolate chips and shortening over low heat, stirring until smooth; drizzle over each cookie.
 

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Cookie
Calories
110
Calories from Fat
70
% Daily Value
Total Fat
7g
11%
Saturated Fat
3g
16%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
Cholesterol
10mg
4%
Sodium
30mg
1%
Total Carbohydrate
10g
3%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
6g
6%
Protein
2g
2%
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%
4%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
2%
2%
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Hershey's® Kisses® milk chocolates and the Conical Configuration are registered trademarks of Hershey Foods Corporation
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