*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                             Chocolate Snappers
 
 Recipe By     : Gail Shermeyer <4paws@yrkpa.kias.com>
 Serving Size  : 36   Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Cookies                          Pies
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    1 3/4  cups          unsifted flour
    2      teaspoons     baking soda
    1      teaspoon      cinnamon
      1/4  teaspoon      salt
      3/4  cup           vegetable shortening
    1      cup           granulated sugar
    1                    egg
      1/4  cup           corn syrup
    2      ounces        unsweetened chocolate -- melted
                         granulated sugar
 
   Preheat oven to 350 F.  In small bowl, mix flour, soda, cinnamon and salt. Set
 aside.  In large bowl, mix shortening, 1 c sugar and egg, beat until creamy. 
 Mix in corn syrup and chocolate.  Blend in flour mixture.  Shape into balls,
 using 1 tablespoon dough for each cookie. Roll in granulated sugar. Place on
 ungreased cookie sheets.  Bake for 15 minutes.  Makes 3 dozen 3 inch cookies.
 Variations: Chocolate Mint Snappers - mix in 1/4 teaspoon peppermint flavoring
with corn syrup and chocolate.	 Giant Chocolate Snappers:  Follow the above
recipe. Shape into balls, using 1/4 cup dough per cookie. Bate 18-20 minutes.
Makes 12 4-4 1/2 inch cookies.
  
 
 
 
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