Yield: 1 Servings
|1¾ cup||Unsifted flour|
|2 teaspoons||Baking soda|
|¾ cup||Vegetable shortening|
|1 cup||Granulated sugar|
|¼ cup||Corn syrup|
|2 ounces||Unsweetened chocolate,|
|\N \N||Granulated sugar|
Preheat oven to 350 F. In small bowl, mix flour, soda, cinnamon and salt. Set aside. In large bowl, mix shortening, 1 c sugar and egg, beat until creamy. Mix in corn syrup and chocolate. Blend in flour mixture. Shape into balls, using 1 tablespoon dough for each cookie.
Roll in granulated sugar. Place on ungreased cookie sheets. Bake for 15 minutes. Makes 3 dozen 3 inch cookies.
Variations: Chocolate Mint Snappers - mix in ¼ teaspoon peppermint flavoring with corn syrup and chocolate.
Giant Chocolate Snappers: Follow the above recipe. Shape into balls, using ¼ cup dough per cookie. Bate 18-20 minutes. Makes 12 4-4½ inch cookies.