Chocolate Cigar Cookies

Author: Canadian Living

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

  • Portion size 12 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons butter softened
  • 1/3 cup icing sugar
  • 1 egg white
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 2 oz bittersweet chocolate melted
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped hazelnut

Method

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 facts Per cookie: about

  • Sodium 19 mg
  • Protein 1 g
  • Calories 78.0
  • Total fat 6 g
  • Cholesterol 5 mg
  • Saturated fat 3 g
  • Total carbohydrate 7 g

%RDI

  • Iron 4.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 3.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 1.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 2.0
  • Vitamin C 0.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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