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                       Chocolate Refrigerator Cookies
 
 Recipe By     : Mrs. George Dow, Owatonna, MN
 Serving Size  : 1    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Cookies
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    1 1/4  cups          butter or margarine
    1 1/2  cups          powdered sugar sifted
    1                    egg
    3      cups          cake and icing shortening
      1/2  cup           cooca
      1/4  teaspoon      salt
    1 1/2  cups          chopped pecans
    4      oz            German Sweet Chocolate
 
 Cream butter and sugar, blend in egg.  Measure flour by spooning into cup
 and leveling off or by sifting.  Stir flour, cocoa and salt into butter
 mixture; blend well.
 Chill dough 1 to 2 hours press and mold into 2 long smooth rolls about 1
 1/2 in diameter.  Roll in chopped pecans pressing nuts into all sides. 
 Chill overnight.
 Heat oven to 400 degrees cut into 1/8 slices.  Place on ungreased baking
 sheet.  Bake 10 min.  Cool
 Melt chocolate in double boiler; frost center of cookies.   Makes about 8
 doz.
 
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