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Nutty Chocolate-Irish Cream Cookies

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  6 reviews
  • 30 min prep time
  • 1 hr 10 min total time
  • 8 ingredients
  • 20 servings
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Infuse sugar cookies with coffee shop flavors and a creamy, dreamy frosting.

Bake-Off® Contest 45, 2012
Anita Van Gundy
Des Moines, Iowa

Ingredients

1
package Pillsbury™ Ready to Bake!™ refrigerated sugar cookies
1/3
cup baking cocoa
4
tablespoons Irish cream-flavored coffee syrup or Irish cream-flavored creamer
1 1/4
cups mixed nuts, chopped
2
cups powdered sugar
3
tablespoons unsalted or salted butter
1/2
teaspoon pure vanilla extract
1
to 2 tablespoons milk

Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Spray cookie sheets with Crisco® Original No-Stick Cooking Spray. In large bowl, mix cookie dough, cocoa and 2 tablespoons of the flavored syrup with wooden spoon or knead with hands until well blended. Stir in 3/4 cup of the nuts. Drop dough by rounded tablespoonfuls onto cookie sheets.
  • 2 Bake 10 to 15 minutes or until edges are set. Cool 5 minutes. Remove from cookie sheets to cooling racks. Cool completely, about 20 minutes.
  • 3 Meanwhile, in medium bowl, beat powdered sugar, butter, remaining 2 tablespoons flavored syrup, vanilla and enough milk for desired frosting consistency with electric mixer on medium speed 2 minutes or until smooth.
  • 4 Frost cooled cookies; sprinkle with remaining 1/2 cup nuts. Store loosely covered.
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Spray cookie sheets with Crisco® Original No-Stick Cooking Spray. In large bowl, mix cookie dough, cocoa and 2 tablespoons of the flavored syrup with wooden spoon or knead with hands until well blended. Stir in 3/4 cup of the nuts. Drop dough by rounded tablespoonfuls onto cookie sheets.
  • 2 Bake 10 to 15 minutes or until edges are set. Cool 5 minutes. Remove from cookie sheets to cooling racks. Cool completely, about 20 minutes.
  • 3 Meanwhile, in medium bowl, beat powdered sugar, butter, remaining 2 tablespoons flavored syrup, vanilla and enough milk for desired frosting consistency with electric mixer on medium speed 2 minutes or until smooth.
  • 4 Frost cooled cookies; sprinkle with remaining 1/2 cup nuts. Store loosely covered.
 

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Cookie
Calories
240
Calories from Fat
110
% Daily Value
Total Fat
12g
18%
Saturated Fat
3 1/2g
17%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
Cholesterol
5mg
2%
Sodium
85mg
4%
Total Carbohydrate
30g
10%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
22g
22%
Protein
2g
2%
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
4%
4%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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