Hazelnut-Mocha Bonbon Cookies
Hazelnut-Mocha Bonbon Cookies might be just the dessert you are searching for. One portion of this dish contains around 1g of protein, 5g of fat, and a total of 113 calories. This recipe serves 42. This recipe covers 2% of your daily requirements of vitamins and minerals. This recipe from Taste of Home requires chocolate, vanillan extract, chocolate and gold jimmies, and heavy whipping cream. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes about 50 minutes. Hazelnut Bonbon Cookies, Dark Chocolate Hazelnut BonBon Spiders, and Hazelnut Mocha Meringue Cookies are very similar to this recipe.
In a large bowl, cream butter and confectioners' sugar until light and fluffy.
Combine vanilla and espresso powder until dissolved.
Combine flour and salt; gradually add to creamed mixture and mix well.
Shape a heaping teaspoon of dough around each hazelnut, forming a ball.
Place 2 in. apart on ungreased baking sheets.
Bake at 350° for 8-10 minutes or until bottoms are browned.
Remove to wire racks to cool.
For espresso glaze, place confectioners' sugar in a small bowl.
Combine the espresso powder and vanilla until dissolved; add to bowl. Stir in enough cream to achieve a dipping consistency; set aside. For chocolate glaze, combine the confectioners' sugar, chocolate and cream.
Dip half of the cookies in espresso glaze. Dip remaining cookies in chocolate glaze; allow excess to drip off.
Place on waxed paper and sprinkle with jimmies.
Recommended wine: Cream Sherry, Madeira, Prosecco
Cookies can be paired with Cream Sherry, Madeira, and Prosecco. Sweet bubbly Prosecco doesn't overwhelm simple sugar or shortbread cookies, a sweet cream sherry complements spiced cookies, and madeira's nutty notes match cookies with nuts perfectly. The NV Johnson Estate Cream Sherry with a 5 out of 5 star rating seems like a good match. It costs about 19 dollars per bottle.
NV Johnson Estate Cream SherryVery aromatic with notes of hazelnut, vanilla, and a touch of oak followed by sweet raisins and a touch of yeast. Clean lasting finish. Good now but will reward those allow it to age"". A favorite pre-prandial beverage. Consider it with nuts before dinner as an aperitif, or after dinner with dessert, especially chocolates and fruit-based desserts. Also wonderful on cold afternoons, served with biscotti to dip in ""Italian-style"". "