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Christmas Bells

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Ingredients
  Shortening 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (Part Butter)
  Sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Egg 1
  Vanilla 1 Teaspoon
  Sifted flour 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Soda 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Preheat the oven.

MAKING
2. Blend shortening and sugar until creamy and light.
3. Put egg and vanilla in the mixture and stir well.
4. Sieve flour, soda and salt together and once done transfer to the creamed mixture.
5. Separate two thirds of the dough and make it colorful using a red or green food color.
6. Shape the colored sough into a 10 inch long and 11/2 inch broad cylinder.
7. Press the top half of the roll and curve in a bell shape the lower half.
8. Refrigerate.
9. Out of the remaining dough, reserve ¼.
10. Take a waxed paper, roll out the dough in a rectangle measuring 10x14 inch.
11. Cut the edges and cover the colored dough with it.
12. Refrigerate.
13. Once done, make slices of 1/8 inch.
14. Take an ungreased baking sheet; arrange the balls on it.
15. Make a tiny ball of the reserved dough and place it as a clapper on the bottom of each bell.
16. Bake for 8- 10 minutes.

SERVING
17. Serve in a dish.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Baked
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Egg
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
25 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2062 Calories from Fat 966

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 109 g168.1%

Saturated Fat 27.4 g137.2%

Trans Fat 13.5 g

Cholesterol 211.5 mg70.5%

Sodium 1389.3 mg57.9%

Total Carbohydrates 244 g81.4%

Dietary Fiber 5.1 g20.3%

Sugars 101.4 g

Protein 26 g51.3%

Vitamin A 4.9% Vitamin C

Calcium 5.8% Iron 53.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Christmas Bells Recipe