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Chocolate Christmas Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Gay Beaston
Added: Friday, June 27, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 ounces semi-sweet chocolate
1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 tsp. baking powder
1/4 tsp. baking soda
1/4 tsp. salt
1/2 c. butter, softened
1 c. granulated sugar
1 large egg
1 tsp. vanilla
colored dragees

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat oven to 375F. Heat chocolate in microwave for 2-3 minutes on medium power. When almost melted remove from heat and stir and set aside to cool. In a small bowl stir together flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt. In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar with a mixer until fluffy. Beat eggs and vanilla into butter mixture. Add melted chocolate and stir until well blended. Add flour mixture to butter mixture a little at a time and mix well. Wrap dough in plastic and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes. Roll dough to 1/8" thickness and cut out cookies with tree shape cookie cutter. Place cookie on ungreased cookie sheets. Bake 7-10 minutes or until light brown. Decorate. using frosting pipe on white trim. Make small dots of white icing to "glue" dragees on to the cookies.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
3 dozen

 

 

 

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