Dress up ordinary sandwich cookies into special chocolate-dipped cookies. The microwave makes it easy, and you make it fun.
package (10 ounces) white baking chips
package (16 ounces) chocolate sandwich cookies
package (10 ounces) mint-chocolate chips
Line cookie sheet with waxed paper. Place white chips and 2 teaspoons of the shortening in microwavable bowl. Microwave uncovered on medium (50%) 4 to 5 minutes or until mixture can be stirred smooth.
Dip 21 of the cookies, one at a time, into white mixture; place on waxed paper on cookie sheet. Refrigerate 5 to 10 minutes or until coating is set.
Place chocolate chips and remaining 2 teaspoons shortening in microwavable bowl. Microwave uncovered on medium (50%) 4 to 5 minutes or until mixture can be stirred smooth.
Dip remaining cookies into chocolate mixture; place on waxed paper on cookie sheet. Refrigerate 5 to 10 minutes or until coating in set.
Drizzle remaining chocolate mixture (reheat if mixture has hardened) over tops of white-coated cookies; let stand until set. Drizzle remaining white mixture (reheat if mixture has hardened) over tops of chocolate-coated cookies; let stand until set.
To make a tree version, dip the edges of the cookies into the melted white chip mixture three times, giving each cookie a one-third turn between dips. Drizzle melted mint-flavored green candy coating wafters (available in specialty stores) over the top to form a tree.
NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING
Serving Size: 1 Cookie
- Calories from Fat
- 65 ),
% Daily Value
- Total Fat
- 7 g
- 7 %
- (Saturated Fat
- 3 g,
- 3 %
- 80 mg
- 80 %;
- Total Carbohydrate
- 16 g
- 16 %
- (Dietary Fiber
- 1 g
- 1 %
- 1 g
- 1 %
% Daily Value*:
- Vitamin A
- Vitamin C
Exchanges:1 Starch; 1 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.