Chocolate Easter Egg Cookies

Chocolate Easter Egg Cookies

Prep:
30 mins
Cooking:
10 mins
Level:
Easy
Cooling:
60 mins
Yields:
24 cookies (2 dozen)

Chocolate Easter Egg Cookies are a perfect addition to your Easter dessert selections. These adorable treats are easy and fun to make.

Ingredients

  • COOKIES
  • 24 NESTLÉ CRUNCH or BUTTERFINGER NestEggs, unwrapped
  • 2/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter or margarine, softened
  • 1 large egg yolk
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 cup plus 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/3 cup NESTLÉ® TOLL HOUSE® Baking Cocoa
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • GLAZE
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 tablespoon butter or margarine, softened
  • 1 tablespoon milk
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract

Directions

FOR COOKIES:
COMBINE 2/3 cup granulated sugar, butter, egg yolk, milk and vanilla extract in large mixer bowl. Beat until creamy. Gradually beat in flour, cocoa and salt. Cover; refrigerate for 1 hour.

PREHEAT oven to 350° F.

SHAPE dough into 1-inch balls; roll in 1/2 cup granulated sugar. Place 2 inches apart on ungreased baking sheets. Press thumb into tops to make 1/2-inch-deep depressions.

BAKE for 10 to 12 minutes or until sides are set but centers are still slightly soft. Place 1 Nestlé NestEgg in center of each cookie. Cool cookies on baking sheets for 2 minutes; remove to wire racks to cool completely.

FOR GLAZE:
COMBINE
powdered sugar, butter, milk and vanilla extract in small mixer bowl; whisk until smooth. Drizzle over cookies.

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Nutritional Information

  • Serving Size
    1/24 cookies (2 dozen) of recipe
  • Calories 150
  • Calories from Fat 60

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

% Daily Value *

  • Total Fat 6g 10%
  • Saturated Fat 4g 20%
  • Cholesterol 20mg 7%
  • Sodium 65mg 3%
  • Carbohydrates 23g 8%
  • Dietary Fiber 0g 0%
  • Sugars 16g
  • Protein 1g
  • Vitamin A 2%
  • Vitamin C 0%
  • Calcium 0%
  • Iron 2%

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