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Chocolate Stars

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Chocolate starts are cocoa and chocolate cookies. Baked in the shape of beautiful little stars, these cookies are sandwiched with a layer of raspberry jam and dusted with sugar. A favorite with kids, these will win over adults too!
Ingredients
  Shortening 2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)
  Confectioners sugar 1 3⁄4 Cup (28 tbs)
  Chocolate squares 2 1⁄2 Ounce, melted
  Cake flour 6 Cup (96 tbs), sifted
  Cocoa 7 Teaspoon
  Egg whites 6 , stiffly beaten
  Raspberry jam 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
Directions

GETTING READY
1.Start by preheating the oven to 375F degrees
MAKING
1.In a bowl, cream the shortening with sugar until fluffy
2.Add chocolate and beat thoroughly
3.Sift flour with cocoa
4.Add to creamed mixture, a small amount at a time, blending well after each addition
5.Add egg whites and blend well
6.Press dough through cookie press, using star tip
7.Make tiny flat stars approximately 3/4 inch in diameter on ungreased cookie sheet and bake in moderate oven for 8 minutes
8.Spread bottom of 1/2 of cookies with thick raspberry jam, cover with remaining cookies and dust with confectioners' sugar
SERVING
9.Serve with coffee

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Taste: 
Sweet
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cookie
Ingredient: 
Chocolate

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