Chocolate-Fudge Cookie Bites

2
Total Time
30 min
Prep
12 min
Cook
8 min
Serves
40
Difficulty
Easy
Just the right mouthful of chocolaty goodness. Freeze extras and defrost at room temperature.

Ingredients

cooking spray

4 spray(s)

sugar

¾ cup(s)

unsweetened cocoa powder

cup(s)

regular butter

4 Tbsp, softened

unsweetened applesauce

4 oz

vanilla extract

1 tsp

all-purpose flour

1¾ cup(s)

baking powder

1 tsp

table salt

¼ tsp

powdered sugar

2 Tbsp

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 375ºF. Coat two nonstick cookie sheets with cooking spray or cover with parchment paper.
  2. Place sugar, cocoa powder and butter in a medium bowl; beat with an electric mixer. Add applesauce and vanilla; beat to blend.
  3. In another small bowl, stir together flour, baking powder and salt. Stir flour mixture into cocoa batter with a wooden spoon.
  4. Shape batter into 40 marble-size balls with your hands; place 1-inch apart on prepared cookie sheets. Bake until set, about 8 minutes. Remove from oven and allow cookies to stand for 1 minute. Remove to a wire rack to cool completely; sprinkle with powdered sugar. Yields 1 cookie per serving.

Notes

The dough is a little sticky. If it's too difficult for you to work with, chill the dough in the refrigerator first.Store cookies in a tightly covered container to maintain freshness.Like this recipe? Share it! (The icons at the top make it easy.)

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