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Chocolate Mint & Cocoa Dulce Wichies

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How adorable are these tiny cookie sandwiches?

These bite sized wichies, filled with either a mint chocolate ganache or an orange and coconut flavored dulce, make for an incredibly impressive dessert.

This recipe is courtesy of esteemed pastry chef: Karen DeMasco. 

Ingredients

For the Wichies

  • 1 package of Nestlé Toll House Refrigerated mini chocolate chip cookie bar dough
  • 3/4 Cups dark chocolate morsels, such as Nestlé Toll House
  • 1/2 Cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1/4 Cup unsalted butter
  • 1/2 Teaspoon mint extract
  • 1/4 Cup cacao nibs or semi-sweet chocolate mini morsels, such as Nestlé Toll House

For the Optional Tres Leches Filling

  • 1 can Nestlé La Lechera Dulce De Leche
  • 2 Tablespoons orange zest
  • 1/2 Teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 Cup sweetened coconut flakes, finely chopped

Directions

For the Wichies

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Bake cookies as directed on package. Cool completely.

For Mint Chocolate Ganache: Place chocolate in small bowl. Microwave cream in uncovered, microwave-safe glass measure on high power until boiling. Pour over chocolate and stir until smooth. Add butter and stir until melted. Refrigerate 15 minutes or until firm enough to spread.

Place a rounded teaspoon of filling on the bottom a cooled cookie, place another cookie on the filling with cookie bottoms together to form a sandwich. Press sandwich lightly to expose filling. Roll exposed filling into the cacao nibs. Store in airtight container.

For the Optional Tres Leches Filling

Stir dulce de leche, orange zest, and salt in small bowl until combined. Place a rounded teaspoon of filling on the bottom a cooled cookie, place another cookie on the filling with cookie bottoms together to form a sandwich. Press sandwich lightly to expose filling. Roll exposed filling into coconut. Store in airtight container.