Monday, August 13, 2012

Chocolate Walnut Dollars

Written in My Great-Grandmother's Recipe Book in 1925

2 1/2 Cups of sifted Flour

2 teaspoons of Double-Acting Baking Powder

1/4 teaspoon of salt

1/2 teaspoon od Cinnamon

1/2 cup of softened butter

1 cup of Sugar

1 Egg

Two squares of unsweetened Chocolate melted

1/2 cup of chopped Walnut meats

1 teaspoon of Vanilla

2 Tablespoons of Milk

Sift flour once, measure, add baking powder, salt and cinnamon and sift again.

Combine butter, sugar, egg and chocolate beating thoroughly.

Add nut and vanilla.

Add flour, alternately with milk, mixing well.

Place on wax paper.

Chill overnight, or, until firm enough to slice.

Cut into 1/8 inch slices.

Bake on ungreased baking sheet in hot oven 400 degrees 8 minutes.

Makes four dozen.

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