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Spiced Almond-Chocolate Crinkles

  • Prep 2 hr 0 min
  • Total 3 hr 0 min
  • Ingredients 12
  • Servings 60

A trio of classic spices blends beautifully with chocolate in an easy drop cookie from Pillsbury's Best Cookies Cookbook. ...MORE+ LESS-

Ingredients

1/4
cup butter or margarine
4
oz unsweetened baking chocolate, cut into pieces
4
eggs
2
cups all-purpose flour
2
cups granulated sugar
1/2
cup chopped almonds
2
teaspoons baking powder
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/2
teaspoon ground ginger
1/2
teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4
teaspoon ground cloves
3/4
cup powdered sugar

Steps

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  • 1
    In 3-quart saucepan, melt butter and chocolate over low heat, stirring constantly, until smooth. Remove from heat. Cool slightly, about 5 minutes.
  • 2
    With spoon, beat eggs into chocolate mixture until well blended. Beat in remaining ingredients except powdered sugar until well blended. Cover dough with plastic wrap; refrigerate at least 1 hour for easier handling.
  • 3
    Heat oven to 300°F. Spray cookie sheets with cooking spray. Place powdered sugar in small bowl. Shape dough into 1-inch balls; roll in powdered sugar, coating heavily. Place balls 2 inches apart on cookie sheets.
  • 4
    Bake 13 to 18 minutes or until set. Immediately remove from cookie sheets to cooling racks.

Expert Tips

  • Omit ginger, cinnamon and cloves. Add 1 teaspoon almond extract and 1 teaspoon vanilla.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Cookie
Calories
80
Calories from Fat
25
% Daily Value
Total Fat
2 1/2g
4%
Saturated Fat
1 1/2g
6%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
15mg
5%
Sodium
45mg
2%
Potassium
35mg
1%
Total Carbohydrate
12g
4%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
8g
Protein
1g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
4%
4%
Exchanges:
0 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; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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