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Cut out Chocolate Cookies Recipe

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This recipe for Cut out Chocolate Cookies, by , is from Hanigan Taste of Home, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Susan Brown
Added: Saturday, February 7, 2009


1/2 c butter
3/4 c sugar
1 egg
1 tsp vanilla
1 1/2 c flour
1/3 c cocoa
1/2 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp baking soda
1/4 tsp salt

3 T butter
2 c powdered sugar
1 t vanilla
2-3 T milk
2-4 drops food coloring

Cream butter, sugar, egg, and vanilla until light and fluffy. Combine flour, cocoa,baking powder, soda, and salt; add to creamed mixture, blending well. Chill dough about 1 hour or until firm enough to roll.
Heat oven to 325
Roll small portion of dough between 2 pieces of wax paper to 1/4" thickness. Cut into desired shapes.
Bake 5-7 minutes or until no indentation remains when touched lightly. Cool slightly before removing from cookie sheet. Frost with glaze.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
3 dozen
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This is Alison's favorite Christmas cookie. We got it off a Hershey calender when she was little.




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