Chocolate Cow Patties

Georgane Vann


One of my students shared this recipe with me.

★★★★★ 1 vote
2 Hr
15 Min


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2 1/4 c
ap flour
1/2 c
cocoa powder unsweetened
1 tsp
baking powder
1/4 tsp
1 c
softened butter
1 1/2 c
1 tsp
vanilla extract
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


  • 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

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About Chocolate Cow Patties

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

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