Chocolate Snowballs

Chocolate Snowballs

From Betty's Soul Food Collection... Wrap up the fun with a chocolate twist on traditional Russian tea cakes. Surprise! There's chocolate in the center of each cookie.

Prep Time

20

Minutes

Total Time

1:00

Hr:Mins

Makes

 

About 5 dozen cookies

1
pouch (1 lb 1.5 oz) Betty Crocker® sugar cookie mix
1/2
cup butter or margarine, melted
1
egg
1/4
cup Gold Medal® all-purpose flour
1/4
cup unsweetened baking cocoa
1/2
cup finely chopped almonds
1
teaspoon almond extract
60
Hershey's® Kisses® Brand milk chocolates, unwrapped
3/4
cup powdered sugar
  1. Heat oven to 375°F. In large bowl, stir cookie mix, butter, egg, flour, cocoa, almonds and extract until soft dough forms.
  2. Shape dough into sixty 3/4-inch balls; wrap each around 1 milk chocolate candy. Place 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheet.
  3. Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until set. Immediately remove from cookie sheet. Cool slightly, about 5 minutes.
  4. Roll cookies in powered sugar. Cool completely, about 15 minutes. Re-roll cookies in powdered sugar. Store tightly covered.
Makes About 5 dozen cookies
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
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Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Cookie)
  • Calories 90
    • (Calories from Fat 40),
  • Total Fat 4 1/2g
    • (Saturated Fat 2g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 10mg;
  • Sodium 35mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 12g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 8g),
  • Protein 1g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    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.