• prep: 15 min
  • cook: 30 min
  • total: 45 min
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    A classic Christmas cookies that everyone loves! This homemade version is far better than what you'll find in the tins at the store during the holidays and this addition of decadent chocolate takes them to a whole new level of delicious! It's a crisp and tender, rich and buttery cookie and they're perfect for gifting. 

    Ingredients

    • 1 cup (226g) unsalted butter, (well softened)
    • 2/3 cup (140g) granulated sugar
    • 1/4 tsp salt
    • 2 large egg yolks
    • 1 tsp vanilla extract*
    • 2 cups (283g) all-purpose flour ((scoop and level to measure))
    • 2 tsp milk, (then more as needed)
    • Chocolate or candy melts, (optional (see notes))

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    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 24
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 105 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 5 g 7.72%
    • Saturated Fat: 3 g 14.31%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 14 mg 4.71%
    • Sodium: 61 mg 2.55%
    • Calcium: 4 mg 0.36%
    • Potassium: 15 mg 0.42%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 0 mg 2.7%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 14 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 0 g 1.12%
    • Sugar: 6 g
    • Protein: 1 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Vitamin A 3.11%
    • Vitamin C 0%
    • Vitamin D 0.05%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat1
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch1
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total1 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq