*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                               RIBBON COOKIES
 
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 Serving Size  : 6    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Cookies
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
                         -Patricia Dwigans fwds07a-
    2 1/2   c            Flour
    1 1/2   ts           Baking powder
      1/2   ts           Salt
    1       c            Shortening -- softened
    1 1/4   c            Sugar
    1                    Egg -- unbeaten
    1       t            Vanilla
      1/4   c            Candied cherries -- snipped,
                         - OR maraschino cherries
    1       oz           Unsweetened chocolate
                         - melted, 1 square
    2       tb           Poppy seeds
 
      Mix flour, baking powder and salt.  Cream
   shortening until light and fluffy, gradually adding
   sugar. Stir in egg and vanilla; beat well. Blend in
   flour mixture.
      Divide dough into 3 parts.  Add cherries to one,
   chocolate to second, and poppy seeds to third.  Into
   bottom of waxed paper lined 9x5x3-inch pan, pack
   cherry mixture evenly, then chocolate, then poppy
   seed. Refrigerate at least 24 hours.  Remove dough
   from pan; cut in half lengthwise, then crosswise into
   1/4-inch slices. On ungreased cookie sheets, bake 8-10
   minutes or till very light brown at 400~. Makes 6-7
   dozen.
  
 
 
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