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Triple Chocolate Thumbprint Cookies

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  • Prep 40 min
  • Total 2 hr 20 min
  • Servings 28
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Chocolate lovers, these cookies are for you. This fudgy spin on thumbprints is made extra decadent with the help of a ganache filling — so you know they’re good!
Created Apr 16, 2018
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  • 1 roll Pillsbury™ refrigerated chocolate chip cookies
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened baking cocoa
  • 4 oz (125 g) cream cheese, softened (from 8-oz/250 g package)
  • 3/4 cup dark chocolate chips
  • 1/4 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1/4 cup white chocolate baking chips
  • 1/4 teaspoon vegetable oil


  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F.
  • 2
    In large bowl, crumble cookie dough; stir or knead in cocoa and cream cheese until well mixed. Shape tablespoonfuls dough into 28 (about 1 1/2-inch) balls. Place 1 inch apart on ungreased cookie sheets.
  • 3
    Bake 12 to 15 minutes or until edges are set. Remove from oven. Using back of round metal measuring teaspoon, make 1-inch indentation in centre of each cookie. Cool 1 minute on cookie sheets; remove to cooling rack. Cool completely, about 30 minutes.
  • 4
    In medium microwavable bowl, microwave dark chocolate chips, whipping cream and butter uncovered on High 1 minute to 1 minute 30 seconds, stirring every 30 seconds, until melted and smooth. Spoon about 1 teaspoon chocolate mixture into indentation in each cookie. Let stand about 30 minutes or until set.
  • 5
    Meanwhile, in small microwavable bowl, microwave white vanilla baking chips and oil uncovered on High 30 to 60 seconds, stirring every 15 seconds, until melted and smooth. Drizzle over chocolate-filled cookies. Refrigerate about 30 minutes or until drizzle is set. Store covered in refrigerator.

Expert Tips

  • Tip 1
    These triple chocolate cookies would be perfect on any festive cookie platter.
  • Tip 2
    Don’t have a round measuring teaspoon? Use end of wooden spoon to make 1-inch indentations.

Nutrition Information

130 Calories, 8g Total Fat, 1g Protein, 13g Total Carbs

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 28
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*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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