Chocolate Pressed Cookies (1950)
Posted by a lady named : Mrs. Leroy Sillars, Wausau, Wis.
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- 3/4 c
- 1 c
- granulated sugar
- egg , well beaten
- 1/2 tsp
- vanilla flavoring
- squares chocolate , melted
- 2 Tbsp
- 1/4 tsp
- 2 1/4 c
- sifted enriched flour
1Cream butter and the sugar. Add egg. Beat until light and fluffy. Add flavoring *chocolate and milk. Blend thoroughly.
2Sift together the dry ingredients and gradually add to the shortening mixture , blend thoroughly.
3Fill cookie press. For cookie press the bar plate forms an unusually attractive chocolate cookie. Form dough on unoiled cookie sheet.
4BAKE in a moderate oven 375° for 8-10 minutes. yields: 7 dozen assorted cookies.
5*cocoa powder may be used in place of chocolate by substituting 3 Tablespoons cocoa and 1 Tablespoon shortening for each square of chocolate required.