Truffle Iced Sugar Cookies

Total Time
55mins
Prep 45 mins
Cook 10 mins

A low fat cookie from cooking Light. The humble sugar cookie gets all dressed up to resemble a truffle. Prep time does not include freezing dough.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Cookies: Lightly spoon flour in a measuring cup and level with a knife.
  2. Combine with baking soda, and salt in a mixing bowl and stir well and set aside.
  3. Beat butter with a mixer until creamy and add sugar, vanilla, and egg white.
  4. Continue to beat with mixer until mixture is creamy.
  5. Gradually add flour mixture and mix until well blended.
  6. Turn out dough onto wax paper and shape into a six inch log.
  7. Freeze for 3 hours or until firm.
  8. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  9. Slice log into 1/4 inch pieces and place on a baking sheet coated with cooking spray.
  10. Bake at 350°F for 8-10 minutes and cool.
  11. Icing: Combine powdered sugar and cocoa in a small bowl.
  12. Add milk and stir until mixture is smooth.
  13. Spread over cookies leaving a small border around the edges.
  14. Place chocolate in a heavy duty food storage bag and microwave for 1 minute or until chocolate is soft.
  15. Knead bag until chocolate is smooth.
  16. Snip a small hole in the corner of bag and drizzle chocolate mixture on cookies, so that they resemble truffles.

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