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glazed donut cookies

Sensational Chocolate Glazed Donut Cookies

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Is it just me or are chocolate glazed donut cookies great any time of the year? But when July is just around the corner, we all look for inspirations to try something unique to celebrate the event. And what’s better than to enjoy and celebrate the day with something sweet?
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Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 8 mins
Course Cookies
Cuisine American
Servings 36 cookies
Calories 193 kcal


Cookie Ingredients:

Chocolate Ganache Ingredients:

White Glaze Ingredients:

Sprinkles (red/white & blue)


    Cookies Directions:

    • Using an electric mixer and a mixing bowl add the butter and both sugars into the bowl.
    • Cream these together for about 1 minute.
    • Add in the egg, buttermilk, and vanilla.
    • Continue to mix until the ingredients are smooth.
    • Combine the dry ingredients.
    • Add ½ of the dry ingredients to the mixing bowl.
    • Mix well.
    • Add the remaining dry ingredients to the mixing bowl.
    • (Dough will be stickier than normal cookie dough.)
    • Cover the bowl with plastic wrap.
    • Place the bowl in the refrigerator for at least 1 hour.
    • Preheat the oven to 375 degrees.
    • Prep the cookie sheet with parchment paper.
    • Prep a small ice cream scoop, small round cookie cutter, and your hands with non-stick baking spray.
    • Using the ice cream scoop make 2 scoops for each cookie.
    • Roll 2 scoops together to form 1 cookie ball.
    • Use your hands to flatten the cookie ball into a flat cookie.
    • Make a hole in the center of each cookie by using a small round cookie cutter.
    • Bake at 375 degrees for 9-10 minutes.
    • Allow the baked cookies to cool on the cookie sheet for about 2 minutes.
    • Carefully move the cookies to a wire rack to cool completely.
    • Transfer the remaining cookie dough back to the refrigerator.

    Chocolate Ganache Directions:

    • Pour the cup of heavy whipping cream in a small pot.
    • Simmer until hot.
    • Put the semi chocolate chips into a bowl.
    • Pour the hot heavy cream over the chocolate chips.
    • Whip until the chocolate chips have melted.
    • Blend the two ingredients together.
    • Dip each cookie into the bowl of ganache covering 1 side of the cookie.
    • Sprinkle the red, white, and blue sprinkles on each cookie.

    White Glaze Directions:

    • Add the confectioners sugar, milk, and vanilla in a mixing bowl.
    • Using an electric mixer, beat until smooth.
    • Dip the cookies into the glaze.
    • Cover one side of the cookie with the glaze.
    • Sprinkle the red, white, and blue sprinkles on top of the frosted cookie.
    • Set aside until ready to serve.
    • Makes around 3 dozen cookies.


    Serving: 1cookieCalories: 193kcalCarbohydrates: 28gProtein: 2gFat: 8gSaturated Fat: 5gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 2gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 33mgSodium: 149mgPotassium: 38mgFiber: 1gSugar: 15gVitamin A: 271IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 16mgIron: 1mg
    Keyword chocolate ganache, dounut cookies, glazed cookies, patriotic cookies, white glazed cookies
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