Tuesday, January 11, 2011

Recipe of the Week, 1/11/11

When I was home for the holidays, I kept seeing these cookies everywhere. I know I had tasted them before, probably at some long ago school christmas-party function, and they just looked to good to pass up!

After I got back to Providence, I was checking one of my new fav blogs, Sweet Paul, and he had THIS recipe in which he donned these delicious cookies the name, Snowcaps. I knew then that fate wanted me to eat these cookies.

This was my cast of characters:

snowball (1)

I hadn’t baked in a really long time and realized that I didn’t have any cocoa powder. I looked up whether you could substitute hot cocoa mix and the results where, “Better not.” Just an fyi.

I always get a little bit apprehensive about melting chocolate in the microwave (I’ve had too many disastrous run-ins) so I did the double boil technique and this really did work out perfectly

snowball (7)

While the chocolate melted, I mixed up all of the other ingredients except the powder sugar. Then mix in the melted chocolate

snowball (6) blurry gooeyness

I followed his suggestion in the comments section of letting the batter refrigerate for a 1/2 hour, then form your cookie balls, then refrigerate for another 1/2 hour.

I can’t speak to whether this is actually easier or not, but it certainly still was a mess. Chocolate dough was all over my hands and the smell really let me know what I was dealing with – these were going to be good.

snowball (2)

After your poop chocolate cookie balls are refrigerated, coat them in powder sugar.

snowball (4) snowballs!

Cook, transfer to a cooling rack and enjoy!


They’re so so tasty and so so rich. The perfect way to start off ruining of any “eat better” resolutions.


  1. Those do look tasty :)

  2. Poop cookies! LOLOLOL. Those used to be my favorite kind. Mom made them for me a lot. Anyway... tasty treats! :D