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  1. 1/4 c Unsalted butter

  2. 1 Unsweetened chocolate

  3. 3/4 c All-purpose flour

  4. 1/4 ts Baking powder

  5. 1/4 ts Baking soda

  6. 1/2 ts Salt; or 1 tsp

  7. 3 tb Packed light brown sugar

  8. 3 tb Sugar

  9. 1 1/2 ts Vanilla

  10. 1/4 c Sour cream or buttermilk

  11. 1 lg Egg; lightly beaten

  12. 1/4 c Finely chopped pecans

  13. Or walnuts 1/2 c Semisweet chocolate

  14. -mini-chips Chocolate ganache filling 3/4 c Semisweet or milk chocolate

  15. Chips or chunks 1/4 c Unsalted butter

  16. 1/4 c Plus

  17. 1 tablespoon heavy crea 7129 Preheat oven to

  18. 375 degrees. In a small pan over low heat melt the butter and chocolate together. Meanwhile, mix the flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt together. Cool the chocolate and pourinto the bowl of a mixer. Beat in both sugars, the vanilla, sour cream or buttermilk, and egg. Add the flour mixture, nuts, and chocolate chips and mix well. Grease cookie sheets. For 3-inch round cookies, drop the batter by teaspoonfuls onto the cookie sheet, leaving about 2 inches in between each cookie. Bake at

  19. 375degrees for 8 to 10 minutes. Do not let edges brown. For 42-inch round cookies, drop the batter by tablespoons, leaving about 2 inches between each cookie. Baking time will be

  20. 12 to 15 minutes. Use a

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. spatula to transfer the cookies to racks to cool. To make the ganache filling, melt the chocolate and butter in a small pan over low heat or in the microwave. Gradually whisk in the cream. Let stand at room temperature, stirring occasionally, for 1/2 hour or longer, until barely thickened. Or place the bowl in ice water if you are in a hurry, but don't let the filling harden. Turn half the cookies upside down on a large piece of wax paper. Spread a tablespoonful on each of the turned cookies. Quickly cover with the remaining cookies, right sides up, and press gently down to spread the filling to the edges. Let stand at room temperature or chill briefly until the filling is set. Makes 20 small or 9 large sandwiches --


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