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Chocolate Snappers Recipe

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1 c. unsifted flour
2 tsp. baking soda
1 tsp. cinnamon
tsp. salt
c. vegetable shortening
1 c. sugar
1 egg
c. corn syrup
2 envelopes (2 oz.) Nestle Choc-bake
Granulated sugar

Preheat oven to 350. In a small bowl, combine flour, baking soda, cinnamon and salt; set aside. In large bowl, combine shortening, 1 cup sugar and egg; beat until creamy. Mix in corn syrup and Nestle Choc-bake. Blend in flour mixture. Shape into balls, using 1 level measuring tablespoonful of dough for each; roll in granulated sugar. Place on ungreased cookie sheets.
Bake at 350 for 15 minutes.
Makes 3 dozen 3" cookies

For Choco-Mint Snappers: Follow above recipe. Mix in 1/4 tsp. peppermint extract along with corn syrup and Choco-bake.
For Giant Chocolate Snappers: Follow above recipe. Shape into balls, using 1/4 cup dough for each. Bake at 350 fr 18-20 minutes.
Makes twelve 4"- 4" cookies




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