German Chocolate Truffle Cookies


The credit for these delicious cookies go to my cousin’s wife Manja in Germany. Manja and her two daughters are avid bakers during the holiday season. They baked 21 different sorts of cookies this year. I saw her photos on FB and these truffle cookies caught my attention. I translated the recipe from German into English and am thrilled to share it with my blog community.


Prep Time: 45 min

BakeTime: 8 min

Rest Time: 1-2 hrs

Cuisine: German

Author: Angelika Hanna /Zest4Food


For the dough:

  • 2 cups pastry flour
  • A little less than 1 cup icing sugar
  • 2 egg yolks
  • A little less than 9 tbsp unsalted butter
  • 100 g (3.5 oz) marzipan
  • 1 package vanilla sugar

For the truffle filling:

  • 5.4 oz dark unsweetened chocolate to melt (I used Baker’s)
  • A little less than 2 tbsp unsalted butter
  • 1 tbsp…

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