Chocolate Cow Patties

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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

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Georgane Vann Recipe
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Clifton, TX (pop. 3,442)
Georgart53
Member Since May 2011
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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

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user Georgane Vann Georgart53 - Dec 6, 2011
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user Deneece Gursky Smokeygirlxo - Dec 16, 2011
yum! these sound wonderful!definitely a must try for me!
user Georgane Vann Georgart53 - Dec 16, 2011
thank you.. they are very chock full of stuff.. lol
user Georgane Vann Georgart53 - Dec 21, 2011
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user Georgane Vann Georgart53 - Dec 23, 2011
We ate them all... didn't get to pass any out in my gift platters

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