Recipe for Amy Grant's Mud Puddles


    Amy Grant's Mud Puddles

    A family tradition from singer Amy Grant.

    1/4 cup sweet butter
    1 (11.5 ounce) package (2 cups) milk chocolate chips*
    1 (14 ounce) can sweetened condensed milk
    2 cups all-purpose flour

    1 cup powdered sugar
    1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
    2 to 4 teaspoons milk or water

    Heat oven to 350 degrees F.

    Melt butter and chocolate chips in 2-quart saucepan over low heat, stirring constantly, until smooth (5 to 10 minutes).

    Remove from heat. Add condensed milk; stir until smooth. Add flour; mix well. Shape rounded teaspoonsful of dough into 1-inch balls. Place 1 inch apart onto ungreased cookie sheets. Bake for 6 to 8 minutes or just until set. (DO NOT OVER BAKE.) Cookies may appear slightly under-baked. Cool completely.

    Meanwhile, combine powdered sugar and vanilla extract in small bowl.Gradually stir in enough milk for desired glazing consistency. Drizzle over cookies.

    Makes 5 dozen cookies.

    *May substitute semi-sweet real chocolate chips.

    Nutrition Facts (1 cookie): Calories: 80 Fat: 3 g Cholesterol: 5 mg Sodium: 20 mg Carbohydrates: 11 g Dietary Fiber: 0 g Protein: 1 g