Chocolate Chip Alphabets

Looking for a delicious dessert? Then check out these chocolate cookies baked into alphabet shapes.

  • prep time 60 min
  • total time 1 hr 15 min
  • ingredients 7
  • servings 24

Ingredients

1/3
cup sugar
1
cup margarine or butter, softened
1/2
teaspoon vanilla
2
cups all purpose or unbleached flour
1/4
teaspoon salt
1 1/2
cups miniature semisweet chocolate chips
2
teaspoons shortening
  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. In large bowl, combine sugar, margarine and vanilla; beat until light and fluffy.
  • 2 Lightly spoon flour into measuring cup; level off. Add flour and salt; blend well. Stir in 1 cup of the chocolate chips. Cover with plastic wrap; refrigerate 15 minutes for easier handling.
  • 3 On lightly floured surface with lightly floured hands, roll dough into 7-inch ropes about 3/4 inch in diameter. Place on ungreased cookie sheets; shape ropes into letters. Some letters may be smaller or larger than others. To make letters all the same size, add or pinch off small pieces of dough.
  • 4 Bake at 375°F. for 10 to 13 minutes or until edges are light golden brown. Cool 1 minute; carefully remove from cookie sheets. Cool 5 minutes or until completely cooled.
  • 5 In small saucepan, combine remaining 1/2 cup chocolate chips and shortening. Melt over low heat until smooth, stirring constantly. Drizzle in striped pattern over cooled cookies.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Cookie
    Calories
    180
    (
    Calories from Fat
    100),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    11g
    11%
    (Saturated Fat
    3g,
    3%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    0mg
    0%;
    Sodium
    115mg
    115%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    18g
    18%
    (Dietary Fiber
    1g
    1%
      Sugars
    9g
    9%
    ),
    Protein
    2g
    2%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    6%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    0%;
    Iron
    4%;
    Exchanges:
    1 Starch; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 2 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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