Preheat oven to 375 degrees. In a large mixing bowl; combine sugar, butter, egg yolk, and almond extract. Beat until mixture is light and fluffy (2-3 minutes). Continue beating mixture, gradually adding flour and cocoa until mixed well. Shape dough around the "surprise" ingredient(s) until completely hidden. Bake for 8 minutes, remove from oven and allow to cool for about 5 minutes.
Hint: These cookies are best eaten hot, but are still really good cooled.
Drained Maraschino cherries (one per cookie)
Chocolate chips (about 5 per cookie)
M&M's (about 3 per cookie)
Hershey Kisses (one per cookie)
Almonds, pecans or walnuts (1 or 2 per cookie)
Per Serving (excluding unknown items): 2438 Calories; 147g Fat (53.9% calories from fat); 29g Protein; 254g Carbohydrate; 11g Dietary Fiber; 585mg Cholesterol; 1427mg Sodium. Exchanges: 9 1/2 Grain(Starch); 1 Lean Meat; 28 1/2 Fat; 7 1/2 Other Carbohydrates.
Joel began making these cookies at Christmas time in 1994, the year Sarah was born. They are quick, easy and can be adjusted to your particular taste in cookies. The cookie is similar to a brownie, but are round with a surprise ingredient in the middle.
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|Serving Size: 1 recipe (734g)|
|Recipe Makes: 0 Servings|
|Calories from Fat: 1369 (42%)|
|Amt Per Serving||% DV|
|Total Fat 152.1g||203 %|
|Saturated Fat 93.9g||469 %|
|Monounsaturated Fat 40.5g|
|Polyunsanturated Fat 6.9g|
|Cholesterol 575.8mg||177 %|
|Sodium 3392.9mg||117 %|
|Potassium 1162.4mg||31 %|
|Total Carbohydrate 472.8g||139 %|
|Dietary Fiber 23.8g||95 %|
|Sugars, other 449g|
|Protein 33.8g||48 %|
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Calories per serving: 3229
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