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Peanut Whirls

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Ingredients
  Shortening 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Peanut butter 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Egg 1
  Vanilla 1 Teaspoon
  Sifted all purpose flour 1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs) (robin hood)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Soda 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Milk 2 Tablespoon
  Chocolate bits 6 Ounce (1 package)
Directions

Cream shortening, peanut butter, sugar, egg and vanilla.
Measure flour, salt and soda onto waxed paper.
Stir thoroughly to blend.
Add dry ingredients alternately with milk to the creamed mixture.
Blend well.
Roll out cookie dough on a floured cloth covered board to a rectangle 1/4 inch in thickness.
Melt chocolate bits over hot water and cool slightly.
Spread on rolled cookie dough.
Roll up lengthwise, jelly roll fashion, and chill for 1/2 hour.
Slice with a sharp knife into thin slices 1/8 inch thick.
Place on ungreased baking sheets.
Bake at 350° F. (moderate) for 8-10 minutes.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cookie
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Milk Product

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Wag's picture
Has anyone made these before? We are making them right now. Recipe was far too gooey to make a roll. Added flour and refrigerated for a bit, but still didn't make a roll. Refrigerated it anyway, and are cutting it now. Isn't going to look anything like the picture we had - but looks yummy.....