Wagon Wheel Cookies

Wagon Wheel Cookies

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"This is a cookie recipe that I got from my mother and have never been able to find anywhere else, they are a yummy dark chocolate cookie"

Ingredients

1 h 35 m servings 142 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 142 kcal
  • 7%
  • Fat:
  • 5.9 g
  • 9%
  • Carbs:
  • 21.6g
  • 7%
  • Protein:
  • 2.4 g
  • 5%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 21 mg
  • 7%
  • Sodium:
  • 93 mg
  • 4%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a large bowl, cream together the shortening and sugar until smooth. Beat in the eggs one at a time then stir in the vanilla. Combine the flour, cocoa, baking powder and salt; stir into the creamed mixture. Stir in walnuts if desired. Cover dough and chill for at least one hour.
  2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Roll the dough into walnut sized balls. Roll the balls in confectioners' sugar. Place the cookies 2 inches apart onto the cookie sheet.
  3. Bake for 10 to 12 minutes in the preheated oven. Allow cookies to cool on baking sheet for 5 minutes before removing to a wire rack to cool completely.
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The hardest thing about making these cookies was keeping our youngest son entertained while the dough chilled LOL! They're really nice tasting - not too sweet or too bland. My daughter took th...

Wow, these are great. I followed the recipe exactly, except I left out the nuts (didn't have any) and used 1 tsp of almond extract instead of the 2 tsp of vanilla. I was out of vanilla also. The...

I made 2/3 of the recipe and was told it is one of the best things I have ever made. They are like little brownie bites and mine baked up beautifully with the white outside crackled with dark b...