Chocolate squares

Yield: 48 servings

Measure Ingredient
½ cup Butter or margarine --
\N \N Melted
1 cup Sugar
⅓ cup Almond paste
2 \N Eggs
1 teaspoon Vanilla
1 teaspoon Chocolate extract
1¾ cup Flour
¾ cup Cocoa
1 teaspoon Baking powder
¼ teaspoon Salt
4 ounces Vanilla-flavored candy
\N \N Coating

In a medium bowl, cream butter and sugar until fluffy. Add almond paste, eggs, and extracts. Beat 2 minutes at high sppeed of an electric mixer. In a small bowl, combine flour, cocoa, baking powder and salt. Add dry ingredients to creamed mixture; stir until a soft dough forms. Shape dough into 2 balls. Wrap in plastic wrap and chill 1 hour. Preheat oven to 350. On a lightly floured surface, use a floured rolling pin to roll out each half of dough to ¼ inch thickness. Using a sharp knife, cut dough into 2 inch squares.

Transfer to a greased baking sheet. Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until firm. Transfer to a wire rack to cool completely.

In a small saucepan, melt candy coating over low heat, stirring constantly. Spoon candy coating into a pastry bag fitted with a medium round tip. Pipe stripe on cookies. Allow coating to harden.

Store in an airtight container. Yield: about 4 dozen cookies.

Recipe By : Sue Klapper

From: Marjorie Scofield Date: 04-28-95 (160) Fido: Recipes

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