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Thursday, January 5, 2012

Intensely Flavored Raspberry Cookies

These cookies are a last minute addition to the menu. The original recipe was on the Smuckers site. Of course I didn't follow the directions....

1 package angel food cake mix
3/4 cup raspberry fruit preserves
1/3 cup mini chocolate chips

Mix the preserves and the cake mix until it is well blended. This takes a while and seems like it won't work, but it does eventually. Beat for a couple more minutes. The dough is very shiny and sticky. Fold in the chocolate chips. (I was going to use regular sized chips, but I didn't. The big ones would overwhelm the cookies. The minis are perfect.)

Spoon on to cookies sheets sprayed with cooking spray. Well sprayed. Bake at 325 degrees F for 12 minutes.

Next time I will probably add a bit of red food coloring. These are incredibly tasty but the pale pink color is a little bit to subtle to hold up to the lightly browned surface. They are very sticky. We will see if they store for a day. I'll let you know.

3 comments:

  1. I recently made Persimmon cookies. They're spicy with cloves and nutmeg, raisins and walnuts. The dough is sticky but turn out good. Ate almost all of them!

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  2. That sounds really interesting. Do you have the recipe posted some place?

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