Thursday, December 9, 2010

Christmas Cookies - Day 4

Triple Chocolate Cookies
¼ cup butter, softened
½ cup dark brown sugar
¼ cup sugar
¼ cup canola oil
1 egg
1 teaspoon vanilla
½ cup all purpose flour
½ cup whole wheat pastry flour
¼ cup cocoa, not Dutch processed
¼ teaspoon salt, optional
2 ounces dark chocolate
2 ounces milk chocolate
⅔ cup chopped pecans, toasted

1. Preheat oven to 350°F.

2. In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add oil and egg and beat until creamy. Mix in vanilla.

3. In a medium bowl, whisk together the flours, cocoa and salt. Add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients and mix well. Stir in the dark and milk chocolates and the pecans. Mix well. Drop dough onto ungreased cookie sheets. Bake for 12 minutes. Transfer to a cooling rack to cool.

Yield 2 dozen cookies.

Source: Food Network, Ellie Krieger

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