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To-Die-For Filled Chocolate Cookies

Consider these to-die-for filled chocolate cookies my obligatory Halloween post.

Wait.  I almost forgot did this one.

Way back in the day, Boy and I used to make these cookies at Halloween.  They were his absolute favs.

Yet, when I sent him a text telling him that I was making them again after a hiatus of a few years, he was all, “Huh?! What cookies?”

Ha!  So much for making memories.

Man, if I had known all I had to do was run to the grocery store bakery instead…

Nah.  I would’ve made them regardless.

Enough with the chit-chat.

May I present to you one of the most decadent chocolate cookies you will ever eat…along with a signature OMT! twist:

The Best Filled Chocolate Cookies

How in the HOLY MOLY hell could he forget these?!  Three is the number that Husband had before the afternoon was finished.

The Best Filled Chocolate Cookies

Look at these chewy, not crunchy, melty, chocolatey lovelies.

Two is the number that I had before the afternoon was finished.

That filling.

Oh. Me. Oh. My. Oh.

Just the perfect amount of orange juxtaposed against the dark chocolate.

Oh, mommy.

Nope.  Wait.  Oh, grandmommy.

This is what I had to pass along to others.

The Best Filled Chocolate Cookies

Now you know my secret of how to stay fit while enjoying baked everythings.

I wish you lived here.

I would have shared with you.

It boggles my mind that Boy drew a blank.  As Husband was throwing down his second cookie, he mumbled through bites that Boy would remember if he could only taste it again.

That kind of memory never leaves a person.

Want a new tradition your children will forget?  Yay!

Filled Chocolate Cookies

Ingredients:

1 1/4 cup of butter, softened

2 cups sugar

2 eggs

2 teaspoons vanilla

2 cups unsifted all-purpose flour

3/4 cup cocoa

1 teaspoon baking soda

1 teaspoon salt

Instructions:

Cream butter and sugar in large mixer bowl.

Add vanilla and eggs; blend well.

Combine by whisking flour, cocoa, baking soda and salt.

Gradually mix into creamed mixture.

Drop by teaspoons onto ungreased cookie sheet, leaving space for cookies to expand.

Bake at 350° 8-9 minutes.

Do not over bake. Cookies will be soft. They will puff during baking and flatten as they cool.

Cool on cookie sheet until set (about one minute), then remove to wire rack and cool completely.

Press cookies together in pairs with Orange Cream Filling.

That takes care of the cookies – now for the filling!

Orange Cream Filling ~with a twist~

Ingredients:

1/4 cup butter, softened

2 1/4 cups confectioners sugar

4 tablespoons cream or half-and-half

4 tablespoons granulated Jello mix, orange flavor (twist!)

Instructions:

Cream butter and sugar. Add Jello mix. Add cream to spreading consistency. Fill cookies.

Could you for get these?

IMPOSSIBLE! (well, okay, it’s possible, but not likely!)

 

 

Happy baking!

 

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Monday 13th of October 2014

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Thursday 8th of May 2014

These look great! They look so soft!

Mrs. Tucker

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They are soft tender cookies, so filling them was perfect. Like little whoopie pies!

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Thursday 24th of October 2013

Wow--these look really good! I love the taste combination of orange and chocolate. That's funny Boy didn't remember these from way back in the day. I'm sure I'll have those moments with my kids when they're all grown up! I'm so glad you linked this up to Frugal Crafty Home Blog Hop!

Mrs. Tucker

Thursday 24th of October 2013

And yes, your children will do the same!

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Thursday 24th of October 2013

I was all: YOU DON'T REMEMBER?! COME ON!

But then I ate them and had a happy and it never bothered me again!

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