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Festive Fudge Blossoms


Festive Fudge Blossoms

Festive Fudge Blossoms

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Prep and Bake Time 30 minutes

Yield

Makes 4 dozen cookies

Ingredients

1/4 cup (1/2 stick) butter, softened
1 box (about 18 ounces) chocolate fudge cake mix
1 egg, lightly beaten
2 tablespoons water
3/4 to 1 cup finely chopped walnuts
48 chocolate star candies

Preparation

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Cut butter into cake mix in large bowl until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in egg and water until well blended.
  2. Shape dough into 1/2-inch balls; roll in walnuts, pressing nuts gently into dough. Place about 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheets.
  3. Bake cookies 12 minutes or until puffed and nearly set. Place chocolate star in center of each cookie; bake 1 minute. Cool 2 minutes on cookie sheets. Remove to wire racks to cool completely.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size: 1 cookie
Calories 73
Total Fat 4 g
Fiber <1 g
Cholesterol 4 mg
Carbohydrate 10 g
Protein 1 g
Sodium 120 mg

Dietary Exchange

Starch 1/2
Fat 1

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