Chocolate-Butterscotch Crackles

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Preparation info

  • Makes about

    45

    Cookies
    • Difficulty

      Medium

Appears in

The Art of the Cookie

The Art of the Cookie

By Shelly Kaldunski

Published 2011

  • About

Strong vanilla flavor combined with brown sugar and chocolate is the signature of these rich, moist cookies. The confectioner’s sugar coating gives the finished cookies a dramatic look.

Ingredients

  • cups (12 ½ oz/390 g) all-purpose flour

Method

  1. In a bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, and salt. In a heatproof bowl set over (but not touching) simmering water, heat the chocolate and butter, stirring frequently, until both have melted and the mixture is smooth, about 5 minutes. Remove the bowl from the heat and let cool slightly.
  2. Add the brown sugar, eggs, and vanilla seeds and vanilla extract