Chocolate Desserts

Sift flours, baking soda, baking powder and salt into a bowl; set aside. Cream butter and sugars together with electric mixer until very light (about 5 min.). Add eggs, one at a time, mixing well...

Easy
Makes about 18 (5in.) cookies

In medium bowl, combine flour, sugar, cocoa, baking powder and salt; cut in butter with pastry blender until mixture resembles coarse crumbs about the size of peas. In small bowl, combine whipping...

Moderate
Makes 12

In a medium mixing bowl, combine crumbs, sugar and butter; toss with fork until well blended. Press crumb mixture firmly onto bottom and up sides of a 9" pie plate. Bake in a preheated 350° oven...

Very Easy
Makes enough for one 9" pie

1. Lightly grease grease large cookie sheet; set aside. In large mixing bowl, beat butter 30 sec. Add sugar, cocoa powder and baking powder, beating until combined. Beat in eggs until combined;...

Moderate
Makes about 30

Scoop prepared Chocolate Pastry Cream into baked Perfect Pie Crust or Chocolate Cookie Pie Crust. Top with Sweetened Whipped Cream and chocolate curls or shavings.Note: If you use a purchased...

Moderate
Serves 8

In a large saucepan, heat cream over medium heat until mixture just begins to boil (about 8 min.); remove from heat and add chocolate. Let stand 5 min.; whisk until chocolate is melted and smooth...

Moderate
Serves 8

Thinly slice each croissant horizontally into 5-6 slices; lay in a single layer on a rimmed baking sheet. In a microwave-safe dish, heat chocolate sauce with cream in the microwave until very...

Easy
Serves 4

In a small saucepan, bring dates and espresso to a boil; reduce heat to low and simmer 5 min. Remove from heat, stir in soda; cool. In another small saucepan over very low heat, melt 7 oz....

Moderate
Serves 10-12

Line 8" square baking pan with parchment paper, extending parchment over sides of pan; set aside. In small bowl, combine flour, baking powder and salt; set aside. In large mixer bowl, beat butter...

Easy
Makes 24

Line 13x9" baking pan with parchment paper, extending paper up over 2 sides of pan. In large bowl, combine butter and sugar; stir in flour. If dough is crumbly, mix in 1-2 tbsp. additional...

Moderate
Makes about 24

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