Chinese Cookies

Chinese Cookies

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"These cookies are like the ones you'll find at the grocery store bakery. They have a chocolate center. You can make your own fudge icing, or buy it pre-made at the store."

Ingredients

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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 602 kcal
  • 30%
  • Fat:
  • 32.8 g
  • 50%
  • Carbs:
  • 73g
  • 24%
  • Protein:
  • 4.5 g
  • 9%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 16 mg
  • 5%
  • Sodium:
  • 336 mg
  • 13%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Directions

  1. In a medium bowl, cream together the sugar and shortening. Stir in the egg and vanilla, beat until light and fluffy. Combine the cake flour, baking soda and salt, stir into the creamed mixture. Dough will be stiff, you may need to use your hands to mix. Roll dough into a log about 15 inches long, and roll in the ground nuts. Wrap and chill dough for at least an hour or until firm.
  2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease cookie sheets.
  3. Unwrap dough and cut into 1/2 inch slices. Place cookies 1 1/2 inches apart on the prepared cookie sheets.
  4. Bake for 10 to 15 minutes in the preheated oven. Allow cookies to cool for a few minutes on the baking sheets before removing to cool completely on wire racks. When cool, place a dollop of fudge icing onto the center of each cookie.
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I do the same as the last reviewer and these are the BEST COOKIES. They are EXACTLY like the bakery. I take a blob of the dough and mix in some Special Dark cocoa, like maybe 1/3 cup. No meas...

I wanted to update my review since I got creative this year and wanted to share. They are still one of my all-time favorite cookies. This year I separated the dough into halves, left one half v...

This recipe is a very good base for the start of NY style chinese cookies. I added 1/2 tsp of almond extract and then marbled the dough with taking 1/3 of dough and adding in 1/3 c. of cocoa. Ta...