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31 July, 2011

Chocolate Comfort Cookies

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Ingrients & Directions


1 c Hazelnuts; chopped
2 c Semisweet chocolate chips;
-extra large
1/2 c Cranberries; sun-dried
1 c Unsalted butter; softened
1 c Granulated sugar
3 oz Cream cheese; softened
1 Egg
2 tb Milk
2 oz Unsweetened chocolate (best
-quality); melted
1 1/2 ts Vanilla
2 c Flour
2 tb Flour
1/2 ts Baking powder
1/2 ts Salt
1/4 c Cocoa; Dutch processed
1 c Marshmallow cream

Preheat oven 325F. Spread nuts on an ungreased cookie sheet and roast for
7-12 min, or until they are lightly browned and some skins have loosened.
Set aside to cool. Butter 2 cookie sheets. In a large bowl, combine the
choc chips, cranberries and cooled nuts; set aside. In another large bowl,
beat together the butter, sugar, cream cheese and ewder, salt and cocoa,
then add to the butter mixture. Blend in the marshmallow cream, stirring
until thoroughly combined. Add the chips, cranberries and nuts. Stiruntil
well mixed. Batter will be thick. Using a 1/4-c measure or a 4 tbls ice
cream scoop, measure out batter and place 2″ apart on cookie sheets,
putting no more than 6 cookies per sheet. Bake 13-17 min, until puffed and
cooked through. Cool on sheet 1 min; transfer to wire racks to cool
completely.


Yields
48 Servings

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