Recipe courtesy of Nestle
Frosted Double Chocolate Cookies
Total:
46 min
Prep:
15 min
Inactive:
20 min
Cook:
11 min
Yield:
15 Cookies
Total:
46 min
Prep:
15 min
Inactive:
20 min
Cook:
11 min
Yield:
15 Cookies

Ingredients

  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ cup (1 stick) butter or margarine, softened
  • ½ cup packed brown sugar
  • ¼ cup granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 large egg
  • ½ cup chopped nuts, (optional)
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  • 2 tablespoons butter or margarine
  • 1¼ cups sifted powdered sugar
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 2 cups (12-oz. pkg.) NESTLE® TOLL HOUSE® Semi-Sweet Chocolate Morsels, divided
  • 1¼ cups all-purpose flour
  • ¾ teaspoon baking soda

Directions

PREHEAT oven to 375°F.

MICROWAVE ¾ cup morsels in a small, uncovered, microwave-safe bowl on HIGH (100%) power for 1 minute; STIR. Morsels may retain some of their original shape. If necessary, microwave at additional 10 to 15-second intervals, stirring just until morsels are melted. Cool to room temperature. Combine flour, baking soda and salt in a small bowl.

BEAT butter, brown sugar, sugar and vanilla extract in a large mixing bowl until creamy. Beat in melted chocolate and egg. Gradually beat in flour mixture. Stir in ¾ cup morsels and nuts. Drop by rounded tablespoon onto ungreased baking sheets.

BAKE for 8 to 9 minutes or until edges are set but centers are still slightly soft. Cool on baking sheets for 3 minutes; remove to wire racks to cool completely. Thinly frost centers of cookies with chocolate frosting.

FOR CHOCOLATE FROSTING:

MICROWAVE remaining 1/2 cup morsels and butter in medium, uncovered, microwave-safe bowl on HIGH power for 30 seconds; stir until smooth. Microwave at additional 10 to 15-second intervals, stirring until smooth. Add powdered suar and milk; stir until smooth.

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