chocolate cow patties

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By Georgane Vann
from Clifton, TX

One of my students shared this recipe with me.

★★★★★ 1
serves 18
prep time 2 Hr
cook time 15 Min

Ingredients For chocolate cow patties

  • 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

How To Make chocolate cow patties

  • 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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