Mini Chip Cut-Out Cookies
Crisp, refrigerator cut-out cookies dotted with tiny chocolate chips. A simple vanilla frosting with a drizzle of melted chocolate completes the decoration.
1 cup butter or margarine, softened
1/2 cup packed brown sugar
1/3 cup granulated sugar
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 large egg yolk
2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 (12-ounce) package NESTLÉ® TOLL HOUSE® Semi-Sweet Chocolate Mini Morsels - divided use
1 (16-ounce) package prepared vanilla frosting, colored if desired
- Beat butter, brown sugar, granulated sugar, vanilla extract and salt in large mixer bowl until creamy. Beat in egg yolk. Gradually beat in flour. Stir in 1 1/2 cups morsels. Divide dough in half; cover. Chill for 1 hour or until firm.
- Roll half of dough to 1/4-inch thickness between two sheets of waxed paper. Remove top sheet of waxed paper. Cut into shapes using cookie cutters. Lift from waxed paper; place on ungreased baking sheets. Chill for 10 minutes. Repeat with remaining dough.
- Bake in preheated 350°F (175°C). oven for 9 to 11 minutes or until golden brown. Cool on baking sheets for 2 minutes; remove to wire racks to cool completely. Spread with frosting; pipe with melted chocolate.
- To Pipe Chocolate: Place remaining morsels in heavy-duty plastic bag. Microwave on HIGH (100%) power for 45 seconds; knead. Microwave for additional 10 seconds; knead until smooth. Cut tiny corner from bag; squeeze to pipe chocolate.
Makes 3 dozen cookies.
Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/36 of recipe): Calories: 200 Calories from Fat: 90 Total Fat: 10 g Saturated Fat: 5 g Cholesterol: 20 mg Sodium: 95 mg Carbohydrates: 26 g Dietary Fiber: .5 g Sugars: 18 g Protein: 1 g.
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