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Chocolate-Filled Orange-Rosemary Butter Balls

Chocolate-Filled Orange-Rosemary Butter Balls
  • Prep 60 min
  • Total 1 hr 30 min
  • Servings 30

Relish this distinctive dessert – orange and rosemary flavored sandwich cookies with a decadent chocolate and whipped cream filling. ...MORE+ LESS-

Ingredients

Cookies

1
cup butter, softened
1/2
cup powdered sugar
1
tablespoon grated orange peel
1
tablespoon finely chopped fresh rosemary leaves
1/4
teaspoon salt
1
teaspoon vanilla
2
cups Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
1/2
teaspoon baking powder
1/4
cup coarse white decorator sugar crystals, if desired

Filling

1/2
cup dark chocolate chips
2
tablespoons whipping cream

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 400°F. In large bowl, beat butter, powdered sugar, orange peel, rosemary, salt and vanilla with electric mixer on low speed until mixed; beat on medium speed until creamy. On low speed, beat in flour and baking powder until dough forms.
  • 2
    In small bowl, place decorator sugar. Shape dough into 60 (1-inch) balls. Roll in sugar. On ungreased cookie sheets, place balls 2 inches apart. Press lightly with tines of fork to flatten slightly.
  • 3
    Bake 6 to 8 minutes or just until edges start to brown. Remove from cookie sheets to cooling racks; cool completely.
  • 4
    Meanwhile, in small microwavable bowl, microwave chocolate chips and whipping cream uncovered on High in 15-second intervals until chips can be stirred smooth. Refrigerate until cooled and mixture starts to set, about 10 minutes.
  • 5
    For each sandwich cookie, spread about 1/2 teaspoon filling on bottom of 1 cookie. Press bottom of second cookie over filling. Let stand until set.

Expert Tips

  • Place filled cookies sideways in individual petit four paper cups or mini paper baking cups.
  • If you bake 2 cookie sheets at a time, switch their positions in the oven halfway through baking.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Sandwich Cookie
Calories
110
Calories from Fat
70
% Daily Value
Total Fat
7g
12%
Saturated Fat
4 1/2g
23%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
20mg
6%
Sodium
75mg
3%
Potassium
30mg
1%
Total Carbohydrate
10g
3%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
3g
Protein
1g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%
4%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
4%
4%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 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 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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