Mini Chip Cut-out Cookies

Mini Chip Cut-out Cookies

Prep:
25 mins
Cooking:
9 mins
Level:
Intermediate
Cooling:
70 mins
Yields:
36

These Mini Chip Cut-out refrigerator cookies are dotted with tiny chocolate chips. Vanilla frosting with a drizzle of melted chocolate completes the decoration.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup butter or margarine, softened
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 large egg yolk
  • 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups (12-oz. pkg.) NESTLÉ® TOLL HOUSE® Semi-Sweet Chocolate Mini Morsels, divided
  • 1 pkg. (16 oz.) prepared vanilla frosting, colored if desired

Directions

BEAT butter, brown sugar, granulated sugar, vanilla extract and salt in large mixer bowl until creamy. Beat in egg yolk. Gradually beat in flour. Stir in 1 1/2 cups morsels. Divide dough in half; cover. Chill for 1 hour or until firm.

ROLL half of dough to 1/4-inch thickness between two sheets of waxed paper. Remove top sheet of waxed paper. Cut into shapes using cookie cutters. Lift from waxed paper; place on ungreased baking sheets. Chill for 10 minutes. Repeat with remaining dough.

BAKE in preheated 350° F. oven for 9 to 11 minutes or until golden brown. Cool on baking sheets for 2 minutes; remove to wire racks to cool completely. Spread with frosting; pipe with melted chocolate.

TO PIPE CHOCOLATE: Place remaining morsels in heavy-duty plastic bag. Microwave on HIGH (100%) power for 45 seconds; knead. Microwave for additional 10 seconds; knead until smooth. Cut tiny corner from bag; squeeze to pipe chocolate.

Makes about 3 dozen cookies.


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Nutritional Information

  • Serving Size
    1/36 of recipe
  • Calories 200
  • Calories from Fat 90

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

% Daily Value *

  • Total Fat 10g 15%
  • Saturated Fat 5g 27%
  • Cholesterol 20mg 6%
  • Sodium 95mg 4%
  • Carbohydrates 26g 9%
  • Dietary Fiber .5g 2%
  • Sugars 18g
  • Protein 1g
  • Vitamin A 4%
  • Vitamin C 0%
  • Calcium 0%
  • Iron 2%

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