Chocolate Spritz II

These delicious chocolate cookies are the perfect dessert for a crowd or the holidays.

Yield

5 dozen cookies (60 servings)

Ingredients

1 cup granulated (white) sugar
1/2 cup butter or margarine, room temperature
1 egg
2 cups all-purpose flour
2 tablespoons milk
2 ounce unsweetened baking chocolate, melted, cooled
2 tablespoons confectioners' (powdered) sugar

Directions

Preheat oven to 375°F (191°C).

In large bowl, beat granulated sugar and butter until light and fluffy. Add egg; beat well. Alternately add flour and milk to butter mixture, mixing until well combined. Add cooled chocolate; blend well. If necessary, cover with plastic wrap; refrigerate 30 minutes for easier handling.

Fit cookie press with serrated bar template. Place dough in cookie press; press long strips onto ungreased baking sheets. Cut strips into 4-inch pieces.

Bake for 5 to 7 minutes or until edges are light brown. Immediately remove from baking sheets; cool slightly. Sprinkle with powdered sugar.

Estimated Time

Preparation Time: 1 hour
Total Time: 1 hour 30 minutes

Additional Information

Drizzle cookies with melted white chocolate or almond bark, and sprinkle with colored sugar before the chocolate sets for a pretty sparkling look.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving: Calories 50 (Calories from Fat 20), Total Fat 2 g (Saturated Fat 1 1/2 g, Trans Fat 0 g), Cholesterol 10 mg; Sodium 10 mg; Total Carbohydrate 7 g (Dietary Fiber 0 g, Sugars 4 g), Protein 0 g; Exchanges: 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 1/2 Fat; Carbohydrate Choices: 1/2

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