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Frosted Chocolate Delights

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Frosted Chocolate Delights

Frosted Chocolate Delights

Ingredients

1/2 cup shortening 1 cup packed brown sugar 1 large egg, room temperature 1/2 cup whole milk 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 2 ounces unsweetened chocolate, melted and cooled 1-3/4 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 cup chopped walnuts FROSTING: 9 tablespoons butter, softened 4-1/2 cups confectioners’ sugar 1-1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract 6 to 8 tablespoons whole milk

Directions

In a large bowl, cream shortening and brown sugar.

Beat in the egg, milk and vanilla.

Beat in chocolate until blended.

Combine the flour, baking powder, salt and baking soda; gradually add to the creamed mixture.

Stir in walnuts.

Drop by tablespoonfuls 2 in.

apart onto ungreased baking sheets.

Bake at 350° for 11-13 minutes or until firm.

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Remove to wire racks to cool.

For frosting, in a bowl, cream butter and sugar.

Beat in vanilla and enough milk to reach spreading consistency.

Frost cooled cookies.

Nutrition Facts 1 cookie:

  • 99 calories, 4g fat (2g saturated fat), 7mg cholesterol, 46mg sodium, 15g carbohydrate (11g sugars, 0 fiber), 1g protein.

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