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Bittersweet Chocolate Cookies Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Betty Baker
Added: Saturday, September 26, 2009

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 1/4 c. butter or margarine (softened)
3/4 c. sugar
1 egg
1 tsp. vanilla
2 1/2 c. sifted flour
1/2 c. unsweetened cocoa
1 c. finely chopped pecans
1 c. semisweet chocolate pieces, melted

Directions:
Directions:
Beat butter, sugar, egg and vanilla 2 minutes, using mixer at medium speed. Reduce speed to low. Add flour and cocoa; beat until well mixed. Shape dough into 2 (9") rolls. Roll in pecans, wrap in waxed paper. Place rolls in plastic bag and seal. Chill rolls 4 hours or until firm. Refrigerate up to 1 week or freeze up to 3 months. Cut each roll into 1/3" - thick slices and place on baking sheets as directed. Bake in 375 oven for 8 to 10 minutes. Spread tops of cooled cookies with melted chocolate.

 

 

 

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