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       Title: Sandwich Star Cookies
  Categories: Cookies, Chocolate
       Yield: 1 servings
  
     2/3 c  Crisco shortening
   1 1/2 c  Firmly-packed brown sugar
       1 tb Water
       1 ts Vanilla
       2    Eggs
   1 1/2 c  All-purpose flour
     1/3 c  Cocoa
     1/2 ts Salt
     1/4 ts Baking soda
       2 c  Miniature semi-sweet
            = chocolate chips
            Filling:
       8 oz Cream cheese; softened
     1/2 c  Icing sugar
       3 tb Whipping cream
       1 ts Vanilla
  
   1. Preheat oven to 375F (190C). Grease 11 x 15-inch (25 x
   37 cm) jelly roll pan with shortening. Place sheets of foil
   on countertop for cooling cookies.
   2. Combine shortening, brown sugar, water and vanilla in
   large bowl. Beat at medium speed of electric mixer until
   well blended. Beat eggs into creamed mixture.
   3. Combine flour, cocoa, salt and baking soda. Mix into
   creamed mixture at low speed just until blended. Stir in
   chocolate chips.
   4. Spread into prepared pan using long metal spatula.
   5. Bake at 375F (190C) for 9 to 11 minutes, or until set.
   DO NOT OVER BAKE. Cool 10 minutes in pan. Cut out cookies
   with 2-inch (5 cm) star-shaped cookie cutter. Remove
   cookies to foil to cool completely.
   6. For filling, stir together cream cheese, icing sugar,
   whipping cream and vanilla until smooth.
   7. Spread the underside of half of cookies with filling and
   top with remaining cookies.
     Makes: About 1 dozen cookies
  
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