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- 3⁄4 cup sugar
- 1 1⁄2 cups all-purpose flour, sifted
- 1⁄2 cup cocoa powder, sifted
- 1 1⁄2 teaspoons baking powder
- 1⁄4 teaspoon salt
- 1 stick butter, room temperature
- 1⁄2 teaspoon vanilla
- 1 egg, plus another for egg wash
- 2 tablespoons orange juice
- 1 cup chocolate nut butter
Peanut Butter Drizzle
- 1 tablespoon peanut butter
- 1⁄4 cup powdered sugar
- 4 teaspoons milk
1. Combine dry ingredients in a large bowl: sugar, flour, cocoa powder, baking powder and salt.
2. Add wet ingredients (butter, vanilla, 1 egg and orange juice) to dry ingredients and mix with fingers. Combine and form dough into a ball.
3. Chill for 1-2 hours or up to overnight.
4. When ready to bake, preheat oven to 350°F.
5. Roll dough out, cut into circles with a 3-inch cookie cutter (or wine glass).
6. Add 1 teaspoon of chocolate nut butter to the middle of each circle and pinch three corners to form a triangle.
7. Wash with egg wash and bake for 12-15 minutes. Let cool.
8. In a small bowl, mix peanut butter, milk and the powdered sugar. Drizzle over cooled cookies.
Recipe published in JOY of KOSHER with Jamie Geller Magazine Purim 2014 SUBSCRIBE NOW