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Chocolate Snowball Cookies

 Chocolate Snowball Cookies
These dainty cookies just melt in your mouth. I enjoy making them for get-togethers when there are lots of people around to enjoy them. —Mary Lou Welsh, Hinsdale, Illinois
36 ServingsPrep: 20 min. Bake: 10 min./batch + cooling

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup butter, softened
  • 3/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup baking cocoa
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • Confectioners' sugar

Directions

  • In a large bowl, cream butter and brown sugar until light and fluffy.
  • Add the egg, milk and vanilla; mix well. Combine the flour, cocoa,
  • baking powder, salt and baking soda; gradually add to creamed
  • mixture. Cover and refrigerate overnight.
  • Shape into 1-in. balls; place 2 in. apart on ungreased baking sheets.
  • Bake at 350° for 7-8 minutes or until tops are crackled. Remove
  • to wire racks to cool completely. Roll in confectioners' sugar.
  • Yield: 6 dozen.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (2 each) equals 83 calories, 4 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 16 mg cholesterol, 96 mg sodium,

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Nutritional Facts: 11 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 1 g protein.