12 Days of Cookies, day 3: Chocolate Malted Cookies - Omaha.com
Published Wednesday, December 11, 2013 at 1:00 am / Updated at 10:00 am
12 Days of Cookies, day 3: Chocolate Malted Cookies

You may want a malted milkshake to wash these down on the third day of The World-Herald's 12 Days of Cookies.

Julie Kaminski submitted this recipe for Chocolate Malted Cookies. “These are decadent chocolate cookies with a hint of malt,” she said. “They are a fun change of pace for your holiday platter!”


For the cookies:

• cup butter, softened
• cup shortening
• cup powdered sugar
• 1 teaspoon vanilla
• 2 cups flour
• cup cocoa
• 1 cup mini chocolate chips

For the topping:

• 1 cup powdered sugar
• cup malt powder


• Chocolate chips, melted


Beat butter, shortening, powdered sugar and vanilla on high. Add flour and cocoa until mixed. Add chocolate chips. Chill 1 hour, then roll into balls. Bake for 10 to 12 minutes at 350 degrees. Let cool 5 minutes. Roll the balls in one of two toppings: powdered sugar combined with malted milk powder or melted chocolate chips.

Test kitchen notes: These don't have a strong malt flavor, but the hint of it makes them fun. Most tasters preferred the balls dipped in chocolate, but I really liked the powdered sugar option. They are very rich, so have that glass of milk ready. — Staff writer Sara Ziegler

Find more holiday cookie recipes on Omaha.com/cookies.

Contact the writer: Kiley Cruse

kiley.cruse@owh.com    |   402-444-1375

Kiley is an assignment editor for the Community Connection and Living sections of the newspaper.

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