Chocolate Peppermint Cookies
|Shortening||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Sugar||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Unsweetened chocolate square||2 Ounce, melted (2 Squares, 1 Ounce Each)|
|Gold medal flour||1 3⁄4 Cup (28 tbs)|
|Baking powder||1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Peppermint filling||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
Mix shortening, sugar, and egg thoroughly.
Blend in milk and cooled chocolate.
Measure flour by dipping method or by sifting.
Blend flour, salt, and baking powder; stir in.
Mold in smooth roll about 2" in diameter.
Wrap in waxed paper; chill until firm, several hours or overnight.
Heat oven to 400°
With thin, sharp knife, slice dough about 1/8" thick.
Bake on lightly greased baking sheet 10 to 12 min.
Place two cookies together with a generous amount of Filling.