Chocolate Chip Alphabets

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


cup sugar
cup margarine or butter, softened
teaspoon vanilla
cups all purpose or unbleached flour
teaspoon salt
1 1/2
cups miniature semisweet chocolate chips
teaspoons shortening


  1. 1 Heat oven to 375°F. In large bowl, combine sugar, margarine and vanilla; beat until light and fluffy.
  2. 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. 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. 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. 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.




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