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       Title: Holiday Chocolate Cookies
  Categories: Cookies, Chocolate
       Yield: 1 servings
  
     1/2 c  Butter or margarine;
            -softened
     3/4 c  Sugar
       1    Egg
       1 ts Vanilla extract
   1 1/2 c  All-purpose flour
     1/3 c  Hershey’s cocoa
     1/2 ts Baking powder
     1/2 ts Baking soda
     1/4 ts Salt
            Decorator’s frosting:
   1 1/2 c  Powdered sugar
       2 tb Shortening
       2 tb Milk
     1/2 ts Vanilla extract
            Red food color
  
   Recipe by: www.hersheys.com
   Heat oven to 325 F. In large mixer bowl, beat butter,
   sugar, egg and vanilla until light and fluffy. Stir
   together, stir together flour, cocoa, baking powder, baking
   soda and salt; add to butter mixture, blending well. On
   lightly floured surface, roll small portion of dough at a
   time to 1/4-inch thickness. (Refrigerate dough if too soft
   to roll.) Cut with 2-1/2-inch cookie cutter; place on
   ungreased cookie sheet. Bake 5 to 7 minutes or until only
   slight indentation remains when touched lightly. Cool 1
   minute; remove from cookie sheet to wire rack. Cool
   completely. Prepare DECORATOR'S FROSTING. Frost cookies;
   decorate as desired. About 3 dozen cookies.JMDECORATOR'S
   FROSTING:
   In small mixer bowl, combine all ingredients except red
   food color; beat until smooth and of spreading consistency.
   Tint with food color, blending well.
   
   Hershey’s is a registered trademark of Hershey Foods
   Corporation. Recipe may be reprinted courtesy of the
   Hershey Kitchens.
  
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