Midnight Moon Cookies

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    Inspired by an Edgar Allan Poe story in which a demonic cat is "graven in bas-relief upon the white surface" of a wall, these cakey black-and-white cookies feature the chocolate silhouette of a fur-raised feline set against a full moon of glossy icing.

    Ingredients

    • Vegetable oil, cooking spray
    • 1 1/4 cups plus 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
    • 1 cup plus 2 tablespoons cake flour (not self-rising)
    • 3/4 teaspoon baking powder
    • 3/4 teaspoon coarse salt
    • 4 ounces (1 stick) unsalted butter, softened
    • 3/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons granulated sugar
    • 2 large eggs, room temperature
    • 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
    • 1/2 cup whole milk
    • 8 ounces bittersweet chocolate, melted
    • 1 pound confectioners' sugar (4 1/2 cups)
    • 1/3 cup boiling water, plus more as needed
    • 1 ounce (2 tablespoons) unsalted butter, softened

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 10
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 465 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 19 g 29.05%
    • Saturated Fat: 11 g 55.53%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 31 mg 10.41%
    • Sodium: 270 mg 11.24%
    • Calcium: 27 mg 2.66%
    • Potassium: 10 mg 0.3%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 1 mg 7.8%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 63 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 1 g 4.56%
    • Sugar: 58 g
    • Protein: 2 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Vitamin A 6.73%
    • Vitamin C 0%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat4
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs4
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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