Double-Chocolate Balls

Makes: about 3 1/2 dozen.

Double-Chocolate Balls
Yield: about 3-1/2 dozen Bake 350°F 10 mins to 12 mins


  • 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 3 tablespoons margarine
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Mini chocolate kisses
  • Granulated sugar

Make It

1. Stir together flour, cocoa powder, baking powder and salt on piece of waxed paper.

2. Beat together butter, margarine and sugar in bowl until creamy. Beat in egg and vanilla until well blended. Stir in flour mixture. Shape into disk; wrap in plastic wrap and refrigerate until well-chilled.

3. For each cookie, place mini chocolate kiss on 1/2 tablespoon dough. Press dough around kiss to enclose completely. Place on baking sheets. Bake in 350 degrees F oven 10 to 12 minutes. While still warm, roll in granulated sugar. Cool on wire racks.