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Chocolate Easter Egg Cookies

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

Chocolate Easter Egg Cookies
  • Prep Time
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  • Skill Level
    Easy
  • Makes
    24
    cookies (2 dozen)
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Ingredients

  • COOKIES:
  • 24 NESTLÉ CRUNCH or BUTTERFINGER NestEggs
  • 2/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter or margarine
  • 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
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  • GLAZE:
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 tablespoon butter or margarine
  • 1 tablespoon milk
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract

Instructions

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.