Chocolate-Orange Butter Cookies with Chocolate-Brandy Glaze
Appears in Cook's Illustrated November/December 2005
Chocolate butter cookies usually taste bland or surrender their crisp, delicate appeal to a chewy, brownie-like texture. How about great flavor and great texture?
WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS
To cram big chocolate flavor into a tender, crisp chocolate butter cookie recipe, we found that cocoa powder—with a much higher percentage of cocoa solids than other forms of chocolate—was clearly the best candidate. So we doubled the amoun...