Everyone loves chocolate chips cookies, right? But they seem to be at every party. What could I serve that would be as delicious as chocolate chip cookies, but a little more...elegant?
What's better than a chocolate chip cookie? A chocolate chip cookie cup with chocolate mousse inside! This recipe is easy, and you will be a rock star when serving these at your next party!
Mousse Filled Chocolate Chip Cookie Cups
1 1/2 C all-purpose flour
1/2 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp salt
1 stick margarine, softened
6 TBSP granulated sugar
6 TBSP packed brown sugar
1 tsp vanilla extract
1 large egg
1 C semi-sweet chocolate chips
(Adapted from the Toll House Cookie Recipe)
-Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
-Prep 2 mini muffin tins with Pam spray.
-Whisk flour, salt, and baking soda.
-Beat together in another bowl the butter, brown sugar, and white sugar just until creamy....2-3 minutes. Add the egg and vanilla while continuing to beat.
-Add the dry ingredients a little at a time until well incorporated. Add the chocolate chips. Mix well.
-Roll the dough into a ball , about a tablespoon size, placing in the cupcake tin.
-Using either a shot glass or a round teaspoon (dipped in flour so it doesn't stick), press down into the center of each cookie cup. This indention will look like a small cup.
-Bake at 350 for 10-12 minutes and the cups are golden brown and done in the middle.
-BEFORE COOLING, again, using either a shot glass or a round teaspoon, press down into each cookie cup in the same place you made indentation before.
-Cool completely in the cupcake tin.
-Remove from tin when completely cooled.
2 C cool whip
3 TBSP cocoa powder
-Put cool whip in a medium sized bowl.... stir in the cocoa powder... stir well.
-Scoop into a piping bag with a tip and fill your cookie cup.
-Sprinkle mini chocolate chips on top.
-Refrigerate until ready to serve.