Chocolate hugs and kisses

Yield: 1 Servings

Measure Ingredient
⅔ cup Butter or margarine; softened
1 cup Sugar
2 teaspoons Vanilla
2 \N Eggs
2 tablespoons Light corn syrup
2½ cup All-purpose flour
½ cup Cocoa
½ teaspoon Baking soda
¼ teaspoon Salt
\N \N Decorator icing

In a large bowl, beat butter,sugar and vanilla on medium speed of electric mixer until light and fluffy. Add eggs;beat well. Beat in corn syrup. Stir together flour, cocoa, baking soda and salt. Gradually add to butter mixture, beating until well blended. Cover, refrigerate until dough is firm enough to handle. Heat oven to 350. Shape dough into X and O shapes. Place on ungreased cookie sheet. Bake for 5 minutes or until set. Remove from cookie sheet to wire rack. Cool completely. Decorate as desired with icing.

Makes about 5 dozen cookies.

TO SHAPE Xs: Shape rounded teaspoon of dough into 3-inch logs. Place 1 log on cookie sheet; press lightly in center. Place another 3-inch log on top of first one, forming X shape.

TO SHAPE Os: Shape rounded teaspoon of dough into 5-inch logs. Connect ends; pressing lightly, forming O shape.

Recipe by: RECORD-JOURNAL ⅝/96 Posted to recipelu-digest Volume 01 Number 592 by ctlindab@... on Jan 24, 1998

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