Recipe by Ghirardelli®
"These gourmet chocolate cookies flavored with crushed anise seeds are full of chocolate chips and dried tart cherries."
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Ghirardelli Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips, for melting into the dough
unsalted butter at room temperature
light brown sugar, firmly packed
whole anise seeds
egg, at room temperature
instant coffee granules*
hot tap water
Ghirardelli Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips, for stirring into the dough
dried sour cherries
I wondered how these would turn out with only 1/2 cup flour. They tasted pretty good, however I thought it was not worth the effort to make these, I only got 20 cookies. The dough had to be chilled two times and was not that easy to work with. My son really loved them though, but he will have to make his own :-)
I made these for a family function. Did not turn out at all like the picture shown, and I followed the instruction that were not that difficult. I am a savvy baker, and the mix of ingredients were intriguing. They came out into small hard balls and did not spread at all. Definitely would not make again.
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Chocolate Anise Cookies with Dried Cherries
Serving Size: 1/24 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 24
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 25
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