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Cottage Cheese Cookies

Rated as 4 out of 5 Stars

"Chocolate cookies with cottage cheese and nuts mixed in. These cookies are very chocolate-y and moist. Very good! "
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Ingredients

20 m servings 151 cals
Original recipe yields 72 servings (6 dozen)

Directions

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  1. In a medium bowl, cream together the shortening and white sugar, until smooth. Beat in the eggs, one at a time, then stir in the vanilla. Combine the flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt and cocoa; gradually stir into the creamed mixture. Fold in the cottage cheese and pecans. Cover dough and refrigerate for 1 hour.
  2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Roll the dough into walnut sized balls then roll the balls in the confectioners' sugar. Place the cookies 2 inches apart on the cookie sheet.
  3. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes in the preheated oven. Allow cookies to cool on baking sheet for 5 minutes before removing to a wire rack to cool completely.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 151 calories; 7.6 g fat; 18.9 g carbohydrates; 2.5 g protein; 14 mg cholesterol; 93 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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I've been reading the reviews for this and I don't understand why most people don't like how they turn out. I've been making these for close to 20 years, they are a family favorite and everybod...

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Excellent use for leftover cottage cheese, but definitely not worth actually buying cottage cheese to make them. NOT very chocolately at all. They need something - maybe cinnamon, granulated c...

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Excellent use for leftover cottage cheese, but definitely not worth actually buying cottage cheese to make them. NOT very chocolately at all. They need something - maybe cinnamon, granulated c...

I've been reading the reviews for this and I don't understand why most people don't like how they turn out. I've been making these for close to 20 years, they are a family favorite and everybod...

Great receipe for leftover cottage cheese. Tastes like chocolate cake. I made a 1/2 recipe and added 1 cup mini chocolate chips (equal amount to pecans). This was a huge improvement on the rec...

Stay really moist. I shipped some 2 weeks later to daughter and son-in-law (he hates cottage cheese) and they loved them!! I substituted slivered almonds for pecans. Really good!!!

I give five stars to my modified version. I doubled the amount of cocoa powder and the chocolateness was perfect. I was out of vanilla and used a 1/4 tsp of almond extract instead. Also, I added...

Made em once. They were okay. Everyone ate them and enjoyed them for the moment. It might have just been us because the ingredients make me think this is a really awesome cookie just looking for...

Very good!! Almost browney like.

I very much liked these but had to take off one star because I did not feel these were very "cookieish". Like another reviewer commented, these were more like Brownies than cookies. Flavor was e...

One of those "I'll eat them, but won't make them again" camp. Taste was fine but they were an utter mess to make. After 3 hours in fridge they were still soupy. I mixed in about 1/2 cup more ...