Chocolate Egg Cookies
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Serves: 2 dozen
 
Ingredients
  • ½ cup unsalted butter, melted
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • ½ cup firmly packed light brown sugar
  • 4 ounces milk chocolate, melted
  • 2 large eggs at room temperature
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • ½ cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon baking powder
  • 2½ cups crushed candy-coated milk chocolate eggs, divided
  • ½ cup milk chocolate chunks
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees Fahrenheit.
  2. In the bowl of a stand mixer with a paddle attachment, cream the melted butter, sugars, melted chocolate, eggs, and extract at medium speed until combined.
  3. In a medium bowl, sift together flour, cocoa, salt, baking soda, and baking powder. Add dry ingredients to butter mixture. Mix until combined.
  4. Add ½ cup crushed chocolate eggs and the chocolate chunks, beating just until combined.
  5. Cover and refrigerate for 30 minutes.
  6. Scoop dough into 2 tablespoon rounds. Roll the dough rounds into the crushed eggs. Place on parchment lined baking sheet and refrigerate for 20 minutes.
  7. Bake until set, 12 to 14 minutes. Let cool completely.
  8. Enjoy!
Recipe by Amanda's Plate at http://amandasplate.com/chocolate-egg-cookies/