Everyone in your family will love these moist double chocolate cookies shaped like a mouse.
These 1st Prize winning cookies were created by Dorothy Ringgold of Fresno, California and are a big hit with her grandchildren.
3 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1 cup (2 sticks) butter, softened
1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
1 cup packed brown sugar
2 large eggs
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1/3 cup NESTLÉ® TOLL HOUSE® Baking Cocoa
3/4 cup NESTLÉ® TOLL HOUSE® Semi-Sweet Chocolate Morsels
NESTLÉ® TOLL HOUSE® Semi-Sweet Chocolate Mini Morsels
- Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C).
- Combine flour and baking soda in medium bowl. Beat butter, granulated sugar, brown sugar, egg, and vanilla extract in large mixer bowl until creamy. Gradually beat in flour mixture. Remove 3/4 cup dough; set aside.
- Beat cocoa gradually into remaining dough in bowl. Stir in 3/4 cup morsels. Roll chocolate dough into 3/4-inch ball. Place on ungreased baking sheet and press to 1/4-inch thickness. Roll chocolate dough into two 1/2-inch balls. Place each above larger circle and press to 1/4-inch thickness for ears. Roll reserved white dough into 1/4-inch ball and place in center of large circle for nose. Repeat with remaining doughs, placing cookies 2 inches apart on baking sheet.
- Bake for 8 to 10 minutes or until dough is set. Arrange mini morsels on warm cookies for eyes and one on top of nose. Cool on baking sheets for 2 minutes; carefully remove to wire racks to cool completely.
Makes 3 dozen cookies.
Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/36 of recipe): Calories: 170 Calories from Fat: 60 Total Fat: 7 g Saturated Fat: 4 g Cholesterol: 25 mg Sodium: 60 mg Carbohydrates: 26 g Dietary Fiber: .5 g Sugars: 17 g Protein: 2 g.
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