Chocolate Covered Maria Sandwiches

Chocolate Covered Maria Sandwiches
Chocolate Covered Maria Sandwiches

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Tips with Maria Cookies

GOYA® Maria Cookies are the perfect snack to enjoy at any time of day, either on their own or as an ingredient in many delicious desserts. Here, a delicious and easy recipe tip with GOYA® Maria Cookies: some tasty Chocolate Covered Maria Sandwiches.


More tips:

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Ground Maria Cookies Rimmed Glass

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½ cup

35% heavy cream

3.5 oz.

dark chocolate, at least 70%, finely chopped

2 tbsp.

butter, cut into cubes and room temperature

8 oz.

dark chocolate, melted

¼ cup

each: crushed nuts, coconut, pistachios, sprinkles and cookie crumbles, for garnishing


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Step 1

Place 3.5 oz. chocolate in large heatproof bowl; set aside. Heat cream in small saucepan set over medium-high until starts to simmer. Pour hot cream over chocolate. Let stand for 1 minute. Whisk until chocolate is smooth and melted. Stir in butter. Cool completely or until spreadable.

Step 2

Spread 1 tbsp. chocolate ganache onto 1 cookie and cap with another cookie. Repeat with remaining cookies.

Step 3

Dip ganache sandwiched cookies into melted chocolate until each round is coated and fully submerged, letting excess drip back into chocolate.

Step 4

Sprinkle dipped area with crushed nuts, coconut and cookie crumbles. Place on parchment paper-lined tray until chocolate sets and hardens.


For Variations: Substitute chocolate ganache with dulce de leche, chocolate hazelnut spread, jam and or peanut butter.


Note: Make and an array of chocolate dipped cookies like a box of chocolates with a variety of fillings. Also coat in a variety of milk, white and dark chocolate.

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