posted by Meryl 03-28-102 8:28 PM
Devil’s Food Drop Cookies
1 c Brown sugar
1/2 c Butter, softened
1 t Vanilla
2 oz (2 squares) unsweetened chocolate, Melted and cooled
2 c Flour
1/2 ts Baking soda
1/2 ts Salt
3/4 c Sour cream
1/2 c Chopped walnuts
1 1/2 c Powdered sugar
2 tb Unsweetened cocoa
1/4 c Butter, softened
1 To 2 tsp. instant coffee granules
1 1/2 ts Vanilla
2 To 3 Tbsp. milk
Heat oven to 350 degrees (325 for dark pans). Grease cookie sheets.
In large bowl, beat brown sugar and 1/2 cup butter until light and fluffy. Add 1 tsp. vanilla, chocolate and egg; blend well. Lightly spoon flour into measuring cup; level off. In small bowl, combine flour, baking soda and salt. Add dry ingredients and sour cream to chocolate mixture; mix well. Stir in walnuts.
Drop by heaping teaspoonfuls 2" apart on greased cookie sheets. Bake for 10 to 14 minutes or until set. Cool 1 minute; remove from cookie sheets. Cool completely.
Frosting: In a small bowl, combine all frosting ingredients, adding enough milk for desired spreading consistency; blend until smooth. Spread on cooled cookies. Allow frosting to set before storing.
Makes: 3 dozen
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