Milk Chocolate Florentine Cookies
These thin, chocolate-filled sandwich cookies make elegant holiday gifts, wrapped in a festive package. Serve them with a fruit sorbet or your favorite gourmet ice cream.
2/3 cup butter
2 cups quick-cooking oats
1 cup granulated sugar
2/3 cup all-purpose flour
1/4 cup light or dark corn syrup
1/4 cup milk
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 (12-ounce) package NESTLÉ® TOLL HOUSE® Milk Chocolate Morsels
- Melt butter in medium saucepan; remove from heat. Stir in oats, sugar, flour, corn syrup, milk, vanilla extract and salt; mix well. Drop by level teaspoons, about 3-inches apart, onto foil-lined baking sheets. Spread thinly with rubber spatula.
- Bake in preheated 375°F (190°C) oven for 6 to 8 minutes or until golden brown. Cool on
baking sheets on wire racks. Peel foil from cookies.
- Microwave morsels in medium, microwave-safe bowl on MEDIUM-HIGH (70%) power for 1 minute; stir. Microwave at additional 10 to 20-second intervals, stirring until smooth. Spread thin layer of melted chocolate onto flat side of half the cookies. Top with remaining cookies to make sandwiches.
Makes 42 sandwich cookies.
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