Chocolatey NestEgg Shortbread Cookies

Chocolatey NestEgg Shortbread Cookies

Prep:
30 mins
Cooking:
14 mins
Level:
Easy
Cooling:
60 mins
Yields:
42 cookies

Chocolatey NestEgg Shortbread Cookies combine Nestlé Crunch and raspberry jam to make these tasty Easter cookies. Perfect for surprising that special someone.

Ingredients

  • COOKIES
  • 1 package (13 ounces) NESTLÉ CRUNCH or Milk Chocolate NestEggs, unwrapped
  • 1 cup (2 sticks) butter, softened
  • 2/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup raspberry jam
  • GLAZE
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 tablespoon butter, softened
  • 1 tablespoon milk or water

Directions

FOR COOKIES:
BEAT
butter, granulated sugar and vanilla extract in large mixer bowl until creamy. Gradually beat in flour. Cover; refrigerate for 1 hour.

PREHEAT oven to 350° F.

SHAPE dough into 1-inch balls; place 2 inches apart on ungreased baking sheets. Press thumb into tops to make 1/2-inch-deep depressions (dough will crack around edges). Fill each depression with about 1/4 teaspoon jam.

BAKE for 14 to 16 minutes or until edges are lightly browned. Immediately press 1 Nestlé NestEgg into center of each cookie. Cool cookies on baking sheets for 2 minutes; remove to wire racks to cool completely.

FOR GLAZE:
COMBINE
powdered sugar, 1 tablespoon butter and milk in small mixer bowl; whisk until smooth. Add more milk if needed. Drizzle over tops of cookies.



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Nutritional Information

  • Serving Size
    1/42 cookies of recipe
  • Calories 140
  • Calories from Fat 60

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

% Daily Value *

  • Total Fat 7g 10%
  • Saturated Fat 4.5g 22%
  • Cholesterol 15mg 4%
  • Sodium 45mg 2%
  • Carbohydrates 19g 6%
  • Dietary Fiber 0g 0%
  • Sugars 13g
  • Protein 1g
  • Vitamin A 2%
  • Vitamin C 0%
  • Calcium 0%
  • Iron 2%

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