Save on Pinterest

Chocolate Cookie Torte

This recipe has been used many times in our family for get-togethers. It's easy to make and beautiful when served.
  • Total Time
    Prep: 30 min. + chilling Bake: 10 min. + cooling
  • Makes
    8-10 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 large egg yolk
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • Additional sugar
  • FROSTING:
  • 2 cups semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup half-and-half cream
  • 2 cups heavy whipping cream, whipped
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • Chocolate sprinkles

Directions

  • In a bowl, cream butter and sugar. Beat in the egg, yolk and vanilla. Combine flour, baking powder and salt; gradually add to the creamed mixture and mix well. Form into a long log; cut into eight equal pieces. Shape each into a ball; wrap in plastic. Refrigerate for 1 hour.
  • Roll balls in additional sugar; place between two sheets of waxed paper. Roll each into a 6-in. circle. Remove top sheet of waxed paper; flip the circles onto ungreased baking sheets. Remove waxed paper; prick dough with a fork. Bake at 350° for 10-12 minutes or until lightly browned. Carefully loosen cookies and cool on paper towels.
  • For frosting, melt chocolate chips with half-and-half in a heavy saucepan, stirring occasionally. Cool. Combine whipped cream and vanilla; fold into chocolate mixture. Layer cookies, spreading 1/4 cup frosting between each layer. Spread remaining frosting over sides and top. Decorate with chocolate sprinkles. Refrigerate overnight before cutting.
Nutrition Facts
1 slice: 606 calories, 39g fat (24g saturated fat), 138mg cholesterol, 286mg sodium, 62g carbohydrate (41g sugars, 3g fiber), 6g protein.
Every editorial product is independently selected, though we may be compensated or receive an affiliate commission if you buy something through our links. Ratings and prices are accurate and items are in stock as of time of publication.

Recommended Video