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Gramma's Chocolate Cookies

Ingredients & Directions

1 c Brown sugar
1/2 c Butter or margarine
1 Egg
1/2 c Cocoa
1 1/2 c Flour
1/2 ts Baking soda
1/2 c Milk
1 ts Vanilla
1/2 c Chopped walnuts

1 c Confectioners sugar
2 tb Cocoa
1/2 ts Vanilla
2 tb Butter

Nothing, absolutely nothing, was as delectable as these cookies that my
grandmother taunted us with.

Preheat oven to 350.

In a large bowl, combine brown sugar and butter; mix well. Beat egg and
add to creamed mixture; mix well. Add cocoa and mix.

In a separate bowl, measure flour and baking soda. Add dry ingredients
alternately with milk to egg and cocoa mixture. Stir in vanilla and chopped
nuts. Drop by teaspoonfuls onto a cookie sheet and bake at 350 for 10-12
minutes. Remove to wire racks and let cool.

While cookies are baking, make icing by combining all ingredients. Thin
with a little milk if icing is too thick.

When cookies have cooled, frost with chocolate icing.

Yield: 3 dozen. Kathie Janger, Co-author of Knowing Beans About Coffee,
McLean, VA

Randy Shearer


1 Servings

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