Nutty Chocolate-Irish Cream Cookies
- Crisco® Original No-Stick Cooking Spray
- 1 package Pillsbury® Ready to Bake!™ refrigerated sugar cookies
- 1/3 cup Hershey’s® baking cocoa
- 4 tablespoons Irish cream-flavored coffee syrup or Irish cream-flavored creamer
- 1 1/4 cups Fisher® Deluxe Mixed Nuts, chopped
- 2 cups powdered sugar
- 3 tablespoons LAND O LAKES® Unsalted or Salted Butter
- 1/2 teaspoon McCormick® Pure Vanilla Extract
- 1 to 2 tablespoons milk
Heat oven to 350°F. Spray cookie sheets with no-stick cooking spray. In large bowl, mix cookie dough, cocoa and 2 tablespoons of the flavored syrup with wooden spoon or knead with hands until well blended. Stir in 3/4 cup of the nuts. Drop dough by rounded tablespoonfuls onto cookie sheets.
Bake 10 to 15 minutes or until edges are set. Cool 5 minutes. Remove from cookie sheets to cooling racks. Cool completely, about 20 minutes.
Meanwhile, in medium bowl, beat powdered sugar, butter, remaining 2 tablespoons flavored syrup, vanilla and enough milk for desired frosting consistency with electric mixer on medium speed 2 minutes or until smooth.
Frost cooled cookies; sprinkle with remaining 1/2 cup nuts. Store loosely covered.
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NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION PER SERVING:
Serving Size (1 cookie of 20), Calories 240 (Calories from Fat 110), Total Fat 12g (Saturated Fat 3.5g, Trans Fat 1.5g), Cholesterol 5mg, Sodium 85mg, Total Carbohydrate 30g (Dietary Fiber 0g, Sugars 21g), Protein 2g; Percent Daily Value*: Vitamin A 0%, Vitamin C 0%, Calcium 0%, Iron 4%.
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.