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Waffle Cookies Recipe

Waffle Cookies Recipe

Lisa Campbell-Patterson of Des Moines, Iowa shares this chocolaty cookie that's cooked in a waffle iron. “I got this recipe in high school. It's always been a family favorite and it's also fun to share with others. They usually are surprised at how they are made,” she relates.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Bake: 10 min. + standing YIELD:29 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup butter, cubed
  • 2 ounces unsweetened chocolate
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • FROSTING:
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 ounce unsweetened chocolate
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1-1/2 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 7-1/2 teaspoons hot water
  • Edible glitter and jimmies, optional

Directions

  • 1. In a microwave, melt butter and chocolate; stir until smooth. Transfer to a large bowl and cool completely. Beat in eggs and vanilla. Combine flour and sugar; gradually add to egg mixture
  • 2. Drop by tablespoonfuls 1 in. apart onto a preheated waffle iron. Bake for 1 minute or until set. Remove to a wire rack to cool completely.
  • 3. For frosting, in a microwave, melt butter and chocolate; stir until smooth. Transfer to a small bowl. Beat in vanilla. Gradually add confectioners' sugar alternately with water, beating until smooth.
  • 4. Frost waffle cookies to within 1/4 in. of edges. Decorate with glitter and jimmies if desired. Let stand until frosting is set. Yield: about 2-1/2 dozen.
Editor's Note: Edible glitter is available from Wilton Industries. Call 800-794-5866 or visit wilton.com.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 97 calories, 4 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 21 mg cholesterol, 29 mg sodium, 15 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 1 g protein.