Chocolate Malt Ball Cookies

Serves: 5
Total Calories: 517
Yield: 3 dozen
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3/4 cup brown sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 1/3 sticks margarine or vegetable shortening
1 egg
1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
1/3 cup cocoa
1/2 teaspoon salt (if desired, or if shortening is used)
1/2 cup malted milk powder
3/4 teaspoon baking soda
2 cups malted milk balls, crushed


Beat together brown sugar, vanilla, and margarine in large bowl until mixed; beat in egg, and mix well. Mix together flour, cocoa, salt, malted milk powder, and baking soda. Add to creamed mixture, and mix until blended. Stir in malted milk ball pieces. (To crush, put candy in sealed plastic bag, and pound with rolling pin or a heavy spoon.)

Drop onto ungreased cookie sheet by rounded tablespoonfuls 2 inches apart. Best to bake 1 sheet at a time at 375° for 7–9 minutes or until cookies are set. Do not overbake. Cool 2 minutes before removing to sheets of foil to cool completely.

Nutritional Facts:

Serves: 5
Total Calories: 517
Calories from Fat: 263

This Chocolate Malt Ball Cookies recipe is from the Recipe Hall of Fame Guilty Pleasures Cookbook Cookbook. Download this Cookbook today.

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