Chocolate Dipped Brandy Snaps

Chocolate Dipped Brandy Snaps

Prep:
30 mins
Cooking:
15 mins
Level:
Challenging
Cooling:
10 mins
Yields:
36

Chocolate Dipped Brandy Snaps are a decidedly adult cookie that combines the flavors of chocolate, cinnamon, ginger and brandy.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/3 cup dark corn syrup
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons brandy
  • 1 cup (6 ounces) NESTLÉ® TOLL HOUSE® Semi-Sweet Chocolate Morsels
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable shortening
  • 1/3 cup finely chopped nuts

Directions

PREHEAT oven to 300° F.

COMBINE butter, sugar, corn syrup, cinnamon and ginger in medium, heavy-duty saucepan over low heat, stirring until smooth. Remove from heat; stir in flour and brandy. Drop by rounded teaspoon onto ungreased baking sheets about 3 inches apart, baking no more than 6 at a time.

BAKE for 10 to 14 minutes or until deep caramel color. Cool on baking sheets for 10 seconds. Remove from baking sheets and immediately roll around wooden spoon handle; cool completely on wire racks.

LINE baking sheets with wax paper.

MICROWAVE morsels and vegetable shortening in medium, uncovered, microwave-safe bowl on HIGH (100%) power for 1 minute; STIR. The morsels may retain some of their original shape. If necessary, microwave at additional 10- to 15-second intervals, stirring just until smooth. Dip cookies halfway in melted chocolate; shake off excess. Sprinkle with nuts; set on prepared baking sheets. Refrigerate for 10 minutes or until chocolate is set. Store in airtight container in refrigerator.

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Nutritional Information

  • Serving Size
    1/36 of recipe
  • Calories 90
  • Calories from Fat 46

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

% Daily Value *

  • Total Fat 5.1g 8%
  • Saturated Fat 2.4g 12%
  • Cholesterol 7mg 2%
  • Sodium 31mg 0%
  • Carbohydrates 11g 4%
  • Dietary Fiber 0g 0%
  • Sugars 5.2g
  • Protein 0g
  • Vitamin A 2%
  • Vitamin C 0%
  • Calcium 0%
  • Iron 2%

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