Wagon Wheel Cookies

Wagon Wheel Cookies

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  • Prep

    15 m
  • Cook

    10 m
  • Ready In

    1 h 35 m
CHRISTINAMARIERICE
Recipe by  CHRISTINAMARIERICE

“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”

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Ingredients

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Original recipe yields 3 dozen

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Directions

  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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Reviews (14)

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thmpsn_gwn
3

thmpsn_gwn

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 these to school as a treat for her class and the teacher asked me for the recipe to hand out to the kids because the kids all want their parents to make these...said they were like brownie cookies :)

MOMHARRIS123
3

MOMHARRIS123

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 almond extract gave them a great flavor, and they taste just like brownies. The texture is fantastic, chewy but not mooshy. Next time I will try them with the nuts. This is a very good chocolate cookie that my friends and family just love!

Starry Owl
1

Starry Owl

I made 2/3 of the recipe and my husband says 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 brown inside. They are very tasty as well as visually appealing. I am currently making another batch with cinnamon/cocoa. They smell amazing.

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Nutrition

Amount Per Serving (36 total)

  • Calories
  • 142 cal
  • 7%
  • Fat
  • 5.9 g
  • 9%
  • Carbs
  • 21.6 g
  • 7%
  • Protein
  • 2.4 g
  • 5%
  • Cholesterol
  • 24 mg
  • 8%
  • Sodium
  • 93 mg
  • 4%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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