Chocolate Snaps with Cinnamon

  • Yield: 6


1cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter
1 1/2cups sugar, divided
1 egg
2cups semi-sweet chocolate chips, melted
1/2cup corn syrup
1 1/2teaspoons pure vanilla extract
4cups all-purpose flour
4teaspoons baking soda
2teaspoons cinnamon
1/2teaspoon salt


  1. Preheat the oven to 350F.
  2. Mix together the butter, 1 cup sugar and  egg in a large bowl. Beat with a mixer on low speed until creamy. Blend in the melted chocolate, corn syrup and vanilla.
  3. In a separate bowl, combine the flour, baking soda, cinnamon and salt. Add the dry mixture to the chocolate mixture and mix well.
  4. Place the remaining 1/2 cup of sugar in a small bowl. Shape the dough into 1-inch balls and roll in the sugar. Bake for 12 minutes on an ungreased cookie sheet.

Recipe reprinted with permission from The Junior League of Houston, Inc., Peace Meals, a Book of Recipes for Cooking and Connecting (The Junior League of Houston, Inc., 2008)