Fudgy Chocolate Balls Recipe

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These cookies may be small, but every bite is packed with big chocolate flavor. I sometimes dip the tops of the cookies in the frosting instead of spreading the frosting on top.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 10 min./batch
MAKES:30 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 10 min./batch
MAKES: 30 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup butter
  • 2 ounces unsweetened chocolate
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 egg plus 1 egg yolk, beaten
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1-1/3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts
  • FROSTING:
  • 1 ounce unsweetened chocolate
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 to 3 tablespoons milk

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (2 each) equals 111 calories, 5 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 21 mg cholesterol, 28 mg sodium, 16 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 2 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a microwave-safe bowl, melt butter and chocolate; stir until smooth. Cool slightly. In a large bowl, beat the sugar, egg and egg yolk. Stir in vanilla and chocolate mixture. Gradually add flour to chocolate mixture.
  2. Roll into 3/4-in. balls. Place 2 in. apart on ungreased baking sheets. Bake at 350° for 8-10 minutes or until firm. Remove to wire racks to cool completely.
  3. For frosting, melt chocolate and butter; stir until smooth. Stir in the sugar, vanilla and enough milk to achieve spreading consistency. Frost cooled cookies. Yield: 5 dozen.
Originally published as Fudgy Chocolate Balls in Best of Country Cookies 1999, p67

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (2 each) equals 111 calories, 5 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 21 mg cholesterol, 28 mg sodium, 16 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 2 g protein.

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