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Nutty Chocolate-Irish Cream Cookies

Nutty Chocolate-Irish Cream Cookies
  • Prep 30 min
  • Total 1 hr 10 min
  • Ingredients 8
  • Servings 20
Infuse sugar cookies with coffee shop flavors and a creamy, dreamy frosting.
Updated April 28, 2021
Make With
Make With
Pillsbury™ Cookie Dough
Bake-Off® Contest 45, 2012
Bake-Off® Contest 45, 2012
Anita Van Gundy
Des Moines, Iowa

Ingredients

  • 1 package (16 oz) refrigerated Pillsbury™ Ready to Bake!™ Sugar Cookie Dough (24 Count)
  • 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 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 Facts

Serving Size: 1 Cookie
Calories
240
Calories from Fat
110
Total Fat
12g
18%
Saturated Fat
3 1/2g
17%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
5mg
2%
Sodium
85mg
4%
Potassium
50mg
1%
Total Carbohydrate
30g
10%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
22g
Protein
2g
% 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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