Candy Cookies

Satisfy your candy fancy with candy-topped chocolate cookies.

  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 55 min
  • Servings 24

1/3
cup butter or margarine, softened
2
oz unsweetened baking chocolate, melted, cooled
1 1/4
cups powdered sugar
1
egg
1 1/4
cups Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
1/2
teaspoon baking soda
1/4
teaspoon salt
Assorted candies, broken in half or cut into 1/2- to 3/4-inch pieces, if desired

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F.
  • 2 In medium bowl, stir butter, chocolate and powdered sugar with spoon. Stir in egg. Stir in flour, baking soda and salt. Cover and refrigerate dough at least 15 minutes but no longer than 30 minutes.
  • 3 Shape dough into 1-inch balls. Place about 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheet.
  • 4 Bake 7 to 9 minutes or until almost no indentation remains when touched lightly in center. Cool 1 minute; remove from cookie sheet to wire rack. Immediately top with candies (candies will melt slightly).

Expert Tips

Make cookies up to baking. Freeze on cookie sheet; transfer balls to freezer bag or container and freeze up to two months. When ready to bake, place on cookie sheet and thaw.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Cookie
Calories
90
(
Calories from Fat
35),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
4g
4%
(Saturated Fat
2g,
2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
15mg
15%;
Sodium
95mg
95%;
Total Carbohydrate
12g
12%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
6g
6%
),
Protein
1g
1%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
2%;
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 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.