Crescent Mini Chip Cookies
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A festive Christmas soft cookie with chocolate chips and your choice of party decor!
Recipe type: Cookie
Cuisine: American
Serves: 6 dozen
  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1 8 ounce package cream cheese
  • 1 ¾ cups sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ½ teaspoon almond extract
  • 3 ½ cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 ½ cups mini semisweet chocolate chips
Chocolate coating
  • 12 ounce package semisweet chocolate chips
  • Optional toppings: coconut, sprinkles, chopped nuts, crushed candy
  1. Preheat oven to 375.
  2. Beat butter, cream cheese and sugar until blended. Add egg and extracts.
  3. Combine dry ingredients in medium bowl and gradually add to butter mixture.
  4. Stir in mini chips.
  5. Cover and refrigerate at least on hour or until firm enough to shape.
  6. Shape level tablespoons of dough into crescents, using two spoons or fingers. Place each crescent on parchment lined or greased baking sheet, about 1 inch apart.
  7. Bake 10-12 minutes or until light brown.
  8. Remove from pans to wire rack for cooling.
Chocolate coating
  1. Melt 2 cups chocolate chips in microwave in 30 second bursts, stirring in between until chocolate is melted and smooth.
  2. Dip each cookie halfway into chocolate and allow excess to drip back into bowl.
  3. Place cookie on waxed paper and if desired sprinkle with toppings.
  4. Refrigerate 30 minutes or until set.
Recipe by A Pinch of Joy at