Rating: 1.67 stars
3 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 0
  • 4 star values: 0
  • 3 star values: 1
  • 2 star values: 0
  • 1 star values: 2

A great spice cookie.

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Recipe Summary

Servings:
18
Yield:
3 dozen
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Ingredients

18
Original recipe yields 18 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • In a medium size bowl, combine the flour, walnuts, baking powder, and spices. Set aside.

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  • In a large bowl, cream the vegetable shortening with the sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in the egg. Gradually blend in the dry ingredients. Cover and chill for 8 hours or overnight.

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (180 degrees C).

  • On a floured surface, roll out the dough to a thickness of 1/4 inch. Cut into rounds using a 2-inch round cookie cutter and place 1-1/2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheet.

  • Bake for 15 to 18 minutes, until golden. Transfer to a wire rack to cool.

  • Melt chocolate over low heat and drizzle over cooled cookies.

Nutrition Facts

349 calories; protein 4.8g; carbohydrates 35.6g; fat 21.6g; cholesterol 10.3mg; sodium 58.9mg. Full Nutrition
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Reviews (2)

Most helpful critical review

Rating: 1 stars
11/27/2006
This recipe has too many dry ingredients. I tried it and it came out like powder. To try and save the recipe I melted a 1 and 1/2 c. butter but still it was too crumbly. I think Mikey forgot an ingredient or two. Read More
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3 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 0
  • 4 star values: 0
  • 3 star values: 1
  • 2 star values: 0
  • 1 star values: 2
Rating: 1 stars
11/26/2006
This recipe has too many dry ingredients. I tried it and it came out like powder. To try and save the recipe I melted a 1 and 1/2 c. butter but still it was too crumbly. I think Mikey forgot an ingredient or two. Read More
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Rating: 1 stars
12/18/2009
Very dry and crumbly. Tastes like dried out burnt pie crust. Very disappointed. Read More
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