Chocolate Pecan Crunchies

Chocolate Pecan Crunchies
Recipe type: Cookies
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Serves: 72
 
Ingredients
  • 1½ cups (3 sticks) butter, melted
  • ½ cup sugar
  • ½ cup packed brown sugar
  • ¼ cup cocoa
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 3¼ cups flour
  • 4 oz semisweet chocolate, grated
  • ½ cup finely chopped pecans (optional)
  • Powdered Sugar (optional)
  • Dutch process cocoa (optional)
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F
  2. Beat butter, sugar, brown sugar, cocoa and baking powder together, mixing well
  3. Beat in egg and vanilla
  4. Gradually beat in flour, semisweet chocolate and pecans
  5. Force unchilled dough through a cookie press fitted with a ribbon shape plate onto the baking sheet, forming a 6" ribbon
  6. Cut each ribbon diagonally into 2" lengths, place shapes about 1" apart
  7. Bake for 8-10 minutes or edges are firm
  8. Sprinkle cookies (if desired) with powdered sugar and Dutch-process cocoa

 

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