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Chocolate Drop Cookies Recipe

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This recipe for Chocolate Drop Cookies, by , is from Helen and Family Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Owen Lanum
Added: Sunday, July 5, 2009


1/2 c. butter, softened
1 c. sugar
1 egg
2 oz. melted unsweetened chocolate, cooled
1/3 c. buttermilk
1 tsp. vanilla
1 3/4 c. flour
1/2 tsp. baking soda
1/2 tsp. salt
1 c. chopped nuts, optional

Chocolate Icing:
2 oz unsweetened chocolate
2 T. butter or margarine
3 T. water
2 c. confectioner's sugar

Mix thoroughly butter, sugar, egg, chocolate, buttermilk and vanilla. Stir in flour, soda, salt and nuts. Cover and chill for 1 hour.

Heat oven to 400. Drop dough by rounded teaspoonfuls 2 inches apart onto ungreased baking sheet. Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until almost no imprint remains when touched with finger.

Immediately remover from baking sheet; cool.
Frost with Chocolate Icing.

For icing melt 2 oz. of unsweetened chocolate and 2 T. butter over low heat. Remove from heat; blend in 3 T. water and about 2 c. confectioner's sugar.




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