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Triple Chocolate Cream Cookies

Posted on Thursday, December 18, 2014 at 12:05 pm

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12 Days of Cookies

Day 10

Triple Chocolate Cream Cookies

Danielle Varnell

3/4 cup unsalted butter, softened

1/3 cup butter-flavored shortening

1 cup granulated sugar

2/3 cup firmly packed dark brown sugar

2 large eggs

2 teaspoons vanilla extract

2 cups all-purpose flour

2/3 cup unsweetened cocoa

1 teaspoon baking soda

1/4 teaspoon salt

2 cups cream-filled chocolate sandwich cookies, coarsely chopped (16 cookies)

3 (1.75-oz) Mounds bars, chilled and chopped

1 to 2 cups semisweet chocolate morsels

Directions

Beat butter and shortening at medium speed with an electric mixer until creamy; gradually add sugars, beating until light and fluffy. Add eggs and vanilla, beating until blended.

Combine flour and next 3 ingredients, gradually add to butter mixture, beating until blended. Stir in cookies, candy bars, and desired amount of chocolate morsels. Chill dough for 30 minutes.

Drop dough by 1/4 cupfuls 2″ apart onto baking sheets lined with parchment paper. Bake at 350 degrees for 10 to 12 minutes or until barely set. Cool on baking sheets 10 minutes. Transfer to wire racks to cook completely.