Frosted Cocoa Cookies

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Frosted Cocoa Cookies
Prep Time
15 min
Cook Time
15 min
Yield
42 servings
Recipe by: Taste of Home Magazine

Pour yourself a glass of milk. These are the perfect snack for any chocolate lover!

Ingredients

  • 1 cup shortening
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 4 Eggland’s Best Eggs (large)
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 3-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup baking cocoa
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt

Frosting

  • 1/3 cup butter, softened 
  • 3 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 1/3 cup baking cocoa
  • ¼ teaspoon almond extract 
  • 3 to 4 tablespoon milk

Nutrition

Serving Size
1 serving
Calories
194
Fat
9 g
  Saturated Fat
4 g
Cholesterol
21 mg
Sodium
133 mg
Carbohydrates
27 g
Dietary Fiber
1 g
Protein
2 g
Preparation

Preheat oven to 350°F

In  large bowl, cream shortening and sugar until light and fluffy.

Add eggs, one a a time, beating well after each addition.

Beat in vanilla.

Combine the flour, cocoa, baking soda , and salt. Gradually add to creamed mixture and mix well.

Roll into 1-1/2 inch balls and place 2 inches apart  on ungreased baking sheets.

Bake at 350°F for 13-16 minutes or until set.

Remove to wire racks to cool.

Filed Under: Dessert

Remember to always use Eggland's Best eggs in all of your recipes. Learn why it’s always the healthy choice.

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