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special occasion chocolate cookies

a recipe by
Vito Boccuzzio
Southington, CT

I only make these cookies at Christmas, but Mom always made them on special occasions, like Easter, baby showers, wedding trays. NOTE: Cooking time on these is 9 minutes, NO longer.

serves Makes approx. 50 cookies
prep time 20 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For special occasion chocolate cookies

  • 3 3/4 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1 c
    granulated sugar
  • 1/2 c
    cocoa, unsweetened
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 1/2 tsp
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1 tsp
    baking powder
  • 3/4 c
  • 3/4 c
    walnuts, chopped
  • 1 c
    vegetable oil
  • 1 c
    warm milk
  • 1 tsp
    good vanilla

How To Make special occasion chocolate cookies

  • 1
    Pre-Heat oven to 325* In a large bowl, mix Flour, sugar, cocoa, nutmeg, cinnamon, raisens and walnuts. With a wooden spoon mix all dry ingredients completely.
  • 2
    Make a "well" in the middle of the dry mixture, pour the milk, oil and vanilla. Mix both the dry and wet ingredients with a wooden spoon until completely incorporated, PLEASE do not use a mixer of any kind.
  • 3
    Hand roll dough into golf ball size pieces, and place on un-greased cookie sheet, separated by about 1" spaces.
  • 4
    Bake in pre-heated oven for (9) NINE MINUTES ONLY!! Remove and after 5 or 10 minutes, move to a cooling rack. After cookies are completely cool, glaze the tops in white icing made from confectionary sugar and water or (milk) and a tsp of vanilla, sprinkle with colored balls.