Cocoa Thumbprints

Cocoa Thumbprints is a dessert that serves 36. One serving contains 48 calories, 1g of protein, and 2g of fat. For 8 cents per serving, this recipe covers 2% of your daily requirements of vitamins and minerals. 11 person have tried and liked this recipe. It is a good option if you're following a lacto ovo vegetarian diet. It is brought to you by Foodnetwork. If you have eggs, flour, salt, and a few other ingredients on hand, you can make it. A few people really liked this Southern dish. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes approximately 1 hour and 15 minutes. Overall, this recipe earns a very bad (but still fixable) spoonacular score of 4%. Weight Watchers Friendly Coconut Hot Cocoa to Celebrate National Cocoa Day, Cocoa-Carrot Cake with Cocoa Crumble, and Cocoa-Carrot Cake with Cocoa Crumble are very similar to this recipe.

Servings: 36

Preparation duration: 60 minutes

Cooking duration: 15 minutes

 

Ingredients:

1 teaspoon baking powder

1/2 cup confectioners' sugar

1/2 cup unsweetened Dutch-process cocoa powder

2 large eggs, lightly beaten

1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour

1/2 teaspoon salt

6 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted

Equipment:

whisk

bowl

baking sheet

oven

Cooking instruction summary:

Whisk the flour, 3/4 cup granulated sugar, the cocoa powder, baking powder and salt in a medium bowl. Add the melted butter and eggs and stir until combined. Cover and refrigerate the dough until firm, about 30 minutes. Preheat the oven to 325 degrees F. Line 2 baking sheets with parchment. Place the confectioners' sugar and the remaining 1/2 cup granulated sugar in 2 separate small bowls. Roll scant tablespoonfuls of dough into balls; roll in the granulated sugar and then in the confectioners' sugar. Place 1 inch apart on the prepared baking sheets. Lightly flatten each ball with your fingers and make a deep 1/2-inch-wide indentation in the centers with your thumb. Place your choice of filling in the indentation. Bake the cookies until puffed and slightly cracked, about 10 minutes. Let cool 3 minutes on the baking sheets, then transfer to racks to cool completely. Photograph by Steve Giralt

 

Step by step:


1. Whisk the flour, 3/4 cup granulated sugar, the cocoa powder, baking powder and salt in a medium bowl.

2. Add the melted butter and eggs and stir until combined. Cover and refrigerate the dough until firm, about 30 minutes. Preheat the oven to 325 degrees F. Line 2 baking sheets with parchment.

3. Place the confectioners' sugar and the remaining 1/2 cup granulated sugar in 2 separate small bowls.

4. Roll scant tablespoonfuls of dough into balls; roll in the granulated sugar and then in the confectioners' sugar.

5. Place 1 inch apart on the prepared baking sheets. Lightly flatten each ball with your fingers and make a deep 1/2-inch-wide indentation in the centers with your thumb.

6. Place your choice of filling in the indentation.

7. Bake the cookies until puffed and slightly cracked, about 10 minutes.

8. Let cool 3 minutes on the baking sheets, then transfer to racks to cool completely.

9. Photograph by Steve Giralt


Nutrition Information:

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48k Calories
1g Protein
2g Total Fat
6g Carbs
0% Health Score
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Calories
48k
2%

Fat
2g
4%

  Saturated Fat
1g
9%

Carbohydrates
6g
2%

  Sugar
1g
2%

Cholesterol
15mg
5%

Sodium
36mg
2%

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Protein
1g
2%

Manganese
0.08mg
4%

Selenium
2µg
4%

Vitamin B1
0.04mg
3%

Folate
11µg
3%

Phosphorus
28mg
3%

Copper
0.06mg
3%

Iron
0.47mg
3%

Vitamin B2
0.04mg
2%

Fiber
0.54g
2%

Magnesium
7mg
2%

Vitamin B3
0.34mg
2%

Vitamin A
73IU
1%

Potassium
39mg
1%

Zinc
0.16mg
1%

covered percent of daily need
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