Chocolate Potato Cookies

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LINDA BAILEY

By
@miffed13

Mashed potatoes in cookies?! Unbelievable?! Sshhh, let's keep the secret to these can't-get-enough-of-'em Chocolate Potato Cookies until everybody tastes 'em! I got this tasty recipe from Mr. Food.

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Serves:
4 1/2 doz
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
10 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 1 c
    packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 c
    vegetable shortening
  • 1
    egg
  • 1 tsp
    almond extract
  • 1/2 c
    semisweet chocolate chips, melted
  • 1/2 c
    unseasoned mashed potatoes, (actual potatoes)at room temperature
  • 1 1/2 c
    all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 1/2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/4 c
    milk
  • 1/2 c
    chopped walnuts or pecans
  • (1) 16 oz
    container chocolate fudge frosting
  • 1/4 c
    nonpareil candies

How to Make Chocolate Potato Cookies

Step-by-Step

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Coat baking sheets with cooking spray. In a large bowl, cream together brown sugar and shortening until light and fluffy. Beat in egg and almond extract, mixing well. Add melted chocolate and mashed potatoes, beating until smooth. In a small bowl, combine flour, salt, and baking soda. Alternately add flour mixture and milk to brown sugar mixture, stirring until smooth.
  2. In a small bowl, combine flour, salt, and baking soda. Alternately add flour mixture and milk to brown sugar mixture, stirring until smooth. Mix in nuts. Drop by rounded teaspoonfuls 2 inches apart onto prepared baking sheets. Bake 10 minutes, or until cookies spring back when touched lightly with a finger. Remove cookies from oven and wait 2 minutes before removing to a wire rack to cool slightly. Frost warm cookies and sprinkle with nonpareils.

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About Chocolate Potato Cookies

Course/Dish: Cookies, Chocolate, Nuts
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids




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