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Chocolate Jumbo

"Frosted chocolate and molasses spicy cookie."
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Ingredients

servings 172 cals
Original recipe yields 24 servings (4 dozen)

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Directions

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  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
  2. Cream shortening and sugar together. Add egg and molasses, mix well.
  3. Sift together dry ingredients, add to shortening mixture, alternating with hot water. Mix well.
  4. Drop by rounded teaspoons onto ungreased cookie sheet. Bake 8-10 minutes. Remove from cookie sheet, cool. Frost with Butter Frosting and top each cookie with a walnut.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 172 calories; 7.4 g fat; 25.5 g carbohydrates; 2.4 g protein; 8 mg cholesterol; 68 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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My husband grew up eating "Jumbo cookies" and asked me to make them for him. He loved this recipe. The butter cream frosting was really good on the cookies. The dough seemed very thin and run...

Most helpful critical review

This is an unusual cookie. I followed the recipe as written. The batter is the consistency of brownie batter. The cookies bake up very soft, cakelike, not normal cookie texture. I think they nee...

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My husband grew up eating "Jumbo cookies" and asked me to make them for him. He loved this recipe. The butter cream frosting was really good on the cookies. The dough seemed very thin and run...

I was so thrilled to find this recipe. My grandmother used to make this moist, slightly spicey cookies and we all loved them! And this is darn close to hers! Thanks so much!

This is an unusual cookie. I followed the recipe as written. The batter is the consistency of brownie batter. The cookies bake up very soft, cakelike, not normal cookie texture. I think they nee...

This is an EXCELLENT recipe!!!! 5 Stars!! I added a little extra flour although definately like the "exact" recipe better! Everyone just LOVED these cookie!!!!

A soft cookie and although I prefer a firmer texture the flavor is top rate. I did not bother with the frosting and walnut.

The one cup of molasses completely overwhelms the cocoa, so if you are expecting a chocolate cookie, you may want to look for another recipe. I knew this but I wanted to try this recipe because...

It was really good, but the only problem was that it wasn't really all that moist.

I put double the cocoa the recipe called for, it's great for dark chocolate lovers

No I did not make any changes and I will make it more and more times