Russell Stover - Best Chocolate Dessert Recipes Russell Stover - Best Chocolate Dessert Recipes

Since 1929, Russell Stover has been hand-crafting and selling the best chocolates and now we're sharing recipes that incorporate your favorite pieces.

We've just begun creating what will be fan (and fam) favorites, so be sure to visit often to learn about new recipes, entertainment ideas, and fun ways to share the joy of sharing Russell Stover chocolates.



Russell Stover No Sugar Added Chocolate Chip Cookies

The best Sugar Free Recipe for those of us who love and want our chocolate chip cookies but not all the sugar.

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yield: 28 - 36 Cookies


INGREDIENTS

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 2/3 cup of brown sugar alternative for baking
  • 1/4 cup of granulated sugar alternative blend for baking
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 tablespoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1 (8-ounce) package Russell Stover No Sugar Added Semi-Sweet Style Baking Chips
  • 2/3 cup chopped nuts, optional

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Preheat oven to 375°F (190°C). Line a baking sheet with a silicone baking mat or parchment paper.
  2. In a small bowl, whisk together flour, baking soda and salt. Set aside.
  3. Using an electric mixer set at medium-high speed, beat together butter and sugars until creamy, about 2 minutes.
  4. Mix in eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
  5. Beat in the vanilla.
  6. Beat in the flour mixture.
  7. Stir in chocolate baking chips and nuts (optional)
  8. Using a tablespoon, drop dough onto the prepared cookie sheets.
  9. Bake the cookies for 8 to 10 minutes.
  10. Remove the cookies from the oven and allow cookies to cool for 2 minutes. Move to wire rack to cool completely.

NOTE: The cookie dough can be made ahead and refrigerated for up to 3 days.

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Russell Stover No Sugar Added Double Chocolate Dream Cookies

All the goodness without the sugar. Russell Stover's Chocolate Chip Cookie recipe allows you to indulge and enjoy without the guilt.

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yield: 36 - 40 Cookies


INGREDIENTS

  • 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 cup of brown sugar alternative for baking
  • 6 tablespoons of granulated sugar alternative blend for baking
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 tablespoons pure vanilla extract
  • 1 (8-ounce) package Russell Stover No Sugar Added Dark Chocolate Baking Chips
  • 2/3 cup chopped nuts, optional
  • 2 teaspoons instant espresso powder, optional

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Preheat oven to 375°F (190°C). Line a baking sheet with a silicone baking mat or parchment paper.
  2. In a small bowl, whisk together flour, baking soda, cooca, salt and espresso powder*. Set aside.
  3. Using an electric mixer set at medium-high speed, beat together butter and sugars until creamy, about 2 minutes.
  4. Mix in eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
  5. Beat in the vanilla.
  6. Stir in the flour mixture, blending just until moistened.
  7. Stir in chocolate baking chips and nuts (optional)
  8. Using a tablespoon, drop dough onto the prepared cookie sheets.
  9. Bake the cookies for 8 to 10 minutes.
  10. Remove the cookies from the oven and allow cookies to cool for 2 minutes. Move to wire rack to cool completely.

* To make a more intense flavored cookie, add 2 teaspoons instant espresso powder.

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Chocolate Mint Shake

Refresh with a quick dessert drink recipe that includes three simple ingredients.

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yield: 1 glass


INGREDIENTS

  • 2 scoops of Vanilla Ice Cream
  • 5 Russell Stover Mint Candies (shaved)
  • 2-3 medium ice cubes
  • Green Food Coloring - (optional)

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Fill blender ice cream, ice cubes, shaved chocolate and couple drops of food coloring (if desired)
  2. Blend on medium speed until smooth
  3. Adjust chocolate, ice, and food coloring to desired flavor and look
  4. Pour into glass and enjoy

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Chocolate Mint Melt Cookies

Chocolate Mint Melt Cookies are soft, chewy chocolate cookies topped with a variety of Russell Stover chocolate mint candies. This super easy recipe make them ideal for holiday entertaining, cookie exchanges, and office parties. These are so easy to make and yummy that we're sure they are actually a year-around chocolate cookie recipe fan favorite!

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yield: 24 - 28 Cookies
prep time: 45 MINUTES
total time: 1 Hour and 10 MINUTES

NOTE: The cookie dough can be made ahead and refrigerated for up to 3 days.

INGREDIENTS

  • 10 tbsp (140g) unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 1/2 cup (112g) brown sugar, lightly packed
  • 1/2 cup (104g) sugar, plus 3 tbls for rolling
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 tps vanilla extract
  • 1 1/4 cup (163g) all purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup (57g) unsweetened cocoa baking powder
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp salt
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INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F (176°C). Line a baking sheet with a silicone baking mat or parchment paper.
  2. Combine flour, cocoa, baking soda and salt in a medium sized bowl. Set aside.
  3. Cream butter and sugars (minus the 3 tablespoons of sugar for rolling) together until light and fluffy, about 2-3 minutes.
  4. Mix in egg and vanilla extract.
  5. Add the dry ingredients and mix until well incorporated and thick.
  6. Roll one tablespoon sized balls of cookie dough. (NOTE: If you make larger balls of cookie dough, the cookies will spread more.)
  7. Put the 3 additional tablespoons of sugar into a small bowl and roll each ball of cookie dough in it, coating the ball fully, then place the cookie dough balls on the lined cookie sheet.
  8. Bake the cookies for 6-7 minutes.
  9. Remove the cookies from the oven and press an unwrapped Russell Stover Mint Chocolate Candy into the top center of each cookie. Allow cookies to cool for 2-3 minutes, the remove to cooling rack to cool completely.

FESTIVE SUGGESTION: Add variety by using more than one mint flavor.

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