Chocolate Cow Patties

Georgane Vann

By
@Georgart53

One of my students shared this recipe with me.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
18
Prep:
2 Hr
Cook:
15 Min

Ingredients

2 1/4 c
ap flour
1/2 c
cocoa powder unsweetened
1 tsp
baking powder
1/4 tsp
salt
1 c
softened butter
1 1/2 c
sugar
1 tsp
vanilla extract
1
egg
1-12` oz
milk chocolate chips or semi sweet
1-12 oz
vanilla or white chocolate chips* optional
1 c
broken nuts, ... pecans or walnuts. possibly macadamia
confectioners' sugar
pretty paper doily

Step-By-Step

1Mix flour, cocoa, baking soda, and salt; set aside
2Cream butter well. Gradually beat in sugar until mixture is light and fluffy. Beat in egg and vanilla until well blended.
3Stir in chocolate and nuts, gradually stir in flour mixture until well-blended, chill dough for 30 minutes or until firm enough to handle.
4Shape into 18 balls using about ¼ cup dough for each. Place 4 inches apart on lightly greased cookie sheet; flatten to 3 & ½ inch diameter. Bake on middle rack in preheated 350º oven15 minutes or until medium firm to touch. Cool on sheet until firm; Remove to racks to cool completely.
5To decorate, place a lacy doily on cookie; dust with confectioners sugar stirred through a strainer; remove doily. Store cookies lightly covered with waxed paper between layers. Makes 18.

it is a very stiff dough

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies, Chocolate, Other Snacks
Hashtags: #nuts, #chips, #white