Chocolate Snowballs Cookies
 
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The ingredients for this chocolaty-nutty-sweet Christmas cookies probably everyone have at home, they are made fast and delicious.
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Recipe type: Dessert
Ingredients
  • 70 grams (2.46 oz) high quality dark chocolate, grinded/grated
  • 250 grams (2 cups; 8.8 oz) all-purpose flour
  • 100 grams (7/8 cup; i3.52 oz) ground almonds
  • 2 tablespoons cocoa powder
  • 200 grams (7/8 cup; 7.05 oz) butter, softened
  • 100 grams (3/4 cup; 3.52 oz) powdered sugar
  • 2 teaspoons instant coffee + 2 tbsp water or 2 tablespoons rum
  • more powdered sugar for sprinkling
Instructions
  1. In a bowl mix grinded/grated dark chocolate, flour, ground almonds and cocoa powder.
  2. Cream the butter and gradually add powdered sugar. Then add either 2 teaspoons instant coffee dissloved in 2 tbsp of water or 2 tablespoons of rum, and continue mixing until fully incorporated into a butter. Add the flour-chocolate mixture and knead with hands to a smooth dough. Wrap the dough in plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least 1 hour.
  3. Preheat the oven to 160 °C (325 °F) and cover a baking tray with baking paper.
  4. From the chilled dough, with a little pressure, shape walnut-sized balls and place them on the baking tray.
  5. Bake cookies around 12-15 minutes, allow them to cool a bit (when they are hot, they are fragile), and sprinkle them with powdered sugar.
Recipe by Bite It Quick at https://biteitquick.com/2017/12/27/chocolate-snowballs-cookies/