One of my favorite desserts is the German Black Forest Cake. It is the perfect mix of sweet & rich & chocolate & cherry & of course butter... Since I made a batch of boozy whiskey cherries for Christmas I thought it would be the perfect time to transpose my favorite cake into a cookie form. So here is my "Black Forest Cookie".

Step 1: The Ingredients...

The Chocolate Wafers

  • 2/3 stick unsalted butter (room temperature)
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup dutch processed cocoa powder
  • 1/2 large egg (break an egg into a cup, beat it, use half for this recipe - scramble the rest for breakfast!)
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon

Classic Vanilla Buttercream Frosting

  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter (1 stick), room temperature
  • 1-1/2 - 2 cups sifted powdered sugar
  • 1/8 teaspoon table salt
  • 1/2 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • up to 2 tablespoons milk
Oooohhhh nice.
Looking really good!!
Yummy, think I will end up eating the icing before I get to making the cookies.
Oh my soul!!! Yummy....
Oh they look so so so so good. And so easy to make.
Oh wow that looks so delicious. Yummy in my tummy!! Top of my list to try....
Oh my... these do look incredibly delicious! ;-P~
Thank you, they taste great as well :-)

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