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Chocolate Mint Snaps

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  Unsweetened chocolate square 4 Ounce (4 In Number)
  Shortening 1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)
  Sugar 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Eggs 2
  Corn syrup 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Water 2 1⁄2 Tablespoon
  Peppermint extract 2 Teaspoon
  Vanilla extract 1 Teaspoon
  All purpose flour 4 Cup (64 tbs)
  Baking soda 2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Sugar 6 Tablespoon (1/4 Cup Plus 2 Tablespoon)

Place chocolate in top of a double boiler; bring water to a boil.
Reduce heat to low; cook until chocolate melts.
Cream shortening; gradually add 2 cups sugar, beating at low speed of an electric mixer until light and fluffy.
Add melted chocolate, eggs, corn syrup, water, and flavorings; mix well.
Combine flour, soda, and salt; add to creamed mixture, beating just until blended.
Shape dough into 1-inch balls, and roll in 1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons sugar.
Place on ungreased cookie sheets; bake at 350° for 10 minutes.
Cool on cookie sheets 5 minutes; remove to wire racks to cool completely.

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Chocolate Mint Snaps Recipe