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Cherry Chocolate Cookies

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Ingredients
  Shortening 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Brown sugar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Egg yolk 1
  Unsweetened chocolate 1 Ounce (1 Square)
  Sifted enriched flour 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Slightly beaten egg white 1
  Broken california walnuts 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Cherry preserves 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
Directions

Cream together shortening, sugar, salt, and egg yolk till fluffy.
Melt chocolate; blend into creamed mixture.
Stir in flour.
Chill 1/2 hour.
Shape in 1-inch balls; dip in slightly beaten egg white; roll in nuts.
Place 2 1/2 inches apart on greased cooky sheet; press centers with thumb.
Bake at 350° 8 minutes; press centers again.
Bake about 8 minutes longer.
Cool slightly; remove from pan.
At serving time, fill centers with cherry preserves.

Recipe Summary

Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cookie
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Walnut
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes

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