My F&W
quick save (...)
Cocoa-Pepper Waffle Cookies
© Joy the Baker

Cocoa-Pepper Waffle Cookies

  • TOTAL TIME: 1 HR
  • SERVINGS: Makes about 20 cookies
  • HEALTHY
  • MAKE-AHEAD

“I love making cookies without an oven,” says Joy Wilson. Because they’re not too sweet, she calls these “breakfast meets cookies.”

  1. 1 stick unsalted butter, softened
  2. 3/4 cup lightly packed light brown sugar
  3. 1 large egg
  4. 1 large egg white
  5. 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
  6. 1 cup all-purpose flour
  7. 6 tablespoons unsweetened Dutch-process cocoa powder
  8. 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  9. 1/4 teaspoon coarsely ground pepper
  10. 2 tablespoons buttermilk
  11. Vegetable oil spray
  12. Confectioners’ sugar, for dusting
  1. In a bowl, using a handheld electric mixer, beat the butter with the brown sugar at medium-high speed until fluffy, 4 minutes. Beat in the egg, egg white and vanilla until combined. Sift the flour with the cocoa and baking soda to remove the cocoa lumps. Add the mixture to the bowl along with the pepper and beat at medium-low speed until the batter is moistened. Beat in the buttermilk; the batter will be stiff.
  2. Preheat a waffle iron and spray with vegetable oil. For each cookie, spoon 2 tablespoons of batter into a quadrant of the waffle iron; if the iron is large enough, there may be room to make more than one cookie at a time. Close and cook just until fragrant, about 2 minutes, depending on your machine. Carefully lift the cookie and transfer it to a wire rack. Dust the cookie with confectioners’ sugar and repeat with the remaining batter, spraying the waffle iron as needed. Serve the cookies warm or at room temperature.
Make Ahead

The waffle cookies can be kept at room temperature overnight.

Notes

One cookie: 100 cal, 6 gm fat, 3 gm sat fat, 13 gm carb, 0 gm fiber, 1 gm protein.

You Might Also Like

Ratings

Average Rating

(1)

Comments

Add A Comment

    Add a Comment

    See our terms
    You must be logged in to comment. or
    advertisement
    The Dish
    Receive delicious recipes and smart wine advice 4x per week in this e-newsletter.
    The Wine List Weekly pairing plus best bottles to buy.
    F&W Daily One sensational dish served fresh every day.
    advertisement

    Tune in on Wednesdays at 10PM ET for Top Chef: Boston, the 12th season of Bravo's Emmy-Award winning, hit reality series.

    Already looking forward to next year (June 19-21, 2015)? Relive your favorite moments from the culinary world's most sensational weekend in the Rocky Mountains.