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admin 25/04/20 Recipes


2 dozen

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1 cup: white sugar

1/2 cup: butter

2: egg yolks

1 teaspoon: vanilla extract

1 cup: milk

2 cups: all-purpose flour

5 tablespoons: unsweetened cocoa powder

1 teaspoon: baking powder

1 teaspoon: baking soda

1/2 teaspoon: salt

2: egg whites

1/2 cup: shortening

2 cups: confectioners' sugar

1 teaspoon: vanilla extract


Preheat oven to 350 degrees F ( 175 degrees C ).

In a medium bowl, cream together the sugar and butter. Add the egg yolks, and vanilla; mix well. Stir in the milk. Sift together the flour, cocoa, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. Stir the flour mixture into the butter mixture. Drop by teaspoonfuls onto a cookie sheet and bake for 12 to 15 minutes. Remove from pan to cool on a wire rack.

To make the icing, combine the 2 egg whites, 1/2 cup of shortening, confectioners' sugar, and vanilla in a medium bowl and mix with an electric hand mixer. When the cookies are cool, make sandwiches out of 2 cookies with icing in between.


Calories: 391 kcal

Carbohydrates: 55 g

Cholesterol: 56 mg

Fat: 17.9 g

Fiber: 1.3 g

Protein: 4.4 g

Sodium: 317 mg

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