Tested till perfect Chocolate Cigar Cookies

Chocolate Cigar Cookies

Easy to make, special and so delicious, these make perfect partners for dessert.

By The Canadian Living Test Ktichen

Source: Canadian Living Magazine: February 2007

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  • Portion size 12 cookies

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp 2tbspbutter, softened
  • 1/3 cup 1/3cupicing sugar
  • 1 1egg whiteegg whites
  • 1/4 tsp 1/4tspvanilla
  • 3 tbsp 3tbspall-purpose flour
  • 2 oz 2ozbittersweet chocolate, melted
  • 1/4 cup 1/4cupfinely chopped hazelnuthazelnuts
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Preparation

Line rimless baking sheet with parchment paper. Trace three 4-inch (10 cm) circles on parchment; turn paper over. Set aside.

In bowl, beat butter with sugar until fluffy; beat in egg white and vanilla. Stir in flour. Drop by level 1 tbsp (15 mL) onto centre of each circle; spread with offset spatula to fill circle. Bake, 1 pan at a time, in centre of 350°F (180°C) oven until pale golden, about 6 minutes.

One at a time, remove cookies from pan and turn over; quickly roll around 1/3-inch (8 mm) thick handle of wooden spoon. Slip cookie off handle; let cool on rack. Repeat with remaining batter.

Dip half of each cookie into melted chocolate; roll chocolate in hazelnuts. Refrigerate until set, about 10 minutes. (Make-ahead: Store in airtight container for up to 3 days.)

Nutritional Information Per cookie: about

cal 78 pro 1g total fat 6g sat. fat 3g
carb 7g fibre 1g chol 5mg sodium 19mg

% RDI:

calcium 1 iron 4 vit A 2 folate 3
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