Chocolate Marzipan Sugar Cookies

Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 10 mins

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Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. In a food processor, combine both sugars and the marzipan. Process until they resemble a fine sand, about 1 minute
  3. Transfer mixture to a large bowl. Add the butter, vanilla, baking powder, baking soda, salt and egg.
  4. Use an electric mixter to beat until smooth, scraping down the bowl once during mixing, about 2 minute.
  5. Add flour and cocoa powder and mix until incorporated, scraping down the bowl once dufing mixing, about 1 minute The dough should be very stiff.
  6. Baking in batches, drop 1 T. balls of dough on the prepared baking sheet, leaving about 2 inches around all sides. Bake on the oven's lower rack until cookies are flat and have a crackled surface, about 10 minute.
  7. The cookies will be very soft. Let them cool for 5 minute on the baking sheet, then transfer to a rack to cook completely. If desired, once the cookies are cool, dust them with powdered sugar.
Most Helpful

5 5

These cookies were absolutely delicious! Admittedly, I am partial to marzipan, but these were seriously awesome. My tube of marzipan was 8 ounces, so I used a little more than the recipe called for, but they turned out perfectly. I made an almond butter cream frosting, but honestly the cookies were better all on their own, they have such a delicate almond flavor, and mixed with the chocolate, oh my gosh...I think these were the best cookies I've ever made!

4 5

Followed the recipe exactly and they were very good, but not quite enough oomph to give them 5 stars. I think I would try without the cocoa to make them a little more Scandinavian-y.

5 5

I just finished making these and they turned out fantastic! Chewy and delicious. The marzipan flavour is there but subtle. Very good and highly recommended!