Chocolate Cow Patties

Georgane Vann Recipe

By Georgane Vann Georgart53

One of my students shared this recipe with me.


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Serves:
18
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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

Directions

1
Mix flour, cocoa, baking soda, and salt; set aside
2
Cream butter well. Gradually beat in sugar until mixture is light and fluffy. Beat in egg and vanilla until well blended.
3
Stir in chocolate and nuts, gradually stir in flour mixture until well-blended, chill dough for 30 minutes or until firm enough to handle.
4
Shape 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.
5
To 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