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Spicy Chocolate Drops Recipe

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This recipe for Spicy Chocolate Drops, by , is from Thyme and Season, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Donna Field
Added: Monday, February 4, 2008


1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1/4 t teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
1/2 cup softened unsalted butter or margarine
1 cup packed brown sugar
6 oz pkg chocolate morsels
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/4 teaspoon almond extract
1 egg
1/2 cups semisweet chocolate chips (1/2 c)
1/4 c coconut
1/2 c finely chopped nuts

Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
Mix flour, baking soda, salt, nutmeg, cinnamon and cloves in small bowl.
In large mixing bowl combine sugar, butter, and extracts until creamy. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each. Slowly add flour mix, beating dough between additions. Fold in chocolate chips. Drop dough by tablespoonful onto an ungreased cookie sheet.
Bake 9 to 11 minutes, or until cookies are just brown. After cooling cookies on the tray for 2 minutes, remove to wire racks to cool completely.

Chocolate Frosting:
Stir 1/3 c evaporated milk and 1/2 six oz pkg semi-sweet morsels in a 1 quart saucepan on low heat . Stir in 2 c confectiones sugar.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
3 dozen




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