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Diploma Cookies

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  • 1 hr 30 min prep time
  • 3 hr 30 min total time
  • 10 ingredients
  • 24 servings
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Bake these delicious chocolate cookies to make wonderful dessert. Perfect for a graduation day celebration!

Ingredients

1/3
cup butter or margarine, softened
1/3
cup shortening
3/4
cup packed brown sugar
1
teaspoon baking powder
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/2
teaspoon vanilla
1
egg
1 1/2
cups all-purpose flour
1/4
cup whole wheat flour
3/4
cup semisweet chocolate chips, melted

Steps

  • 1 Beat butter, shortening and brown sugar until creamy. Beat in baking powder, salt, vanilla and egg. Stir in flours. Divide dough in half. Cover and refrigerate about 2 hours.
  • 2 Heat oven to 375°F. Roll each half of dough into 15x6-inch rectangle on floured surface. Cut lengthwise into three 15x2-inch strips, then cut crosswise into two 7 1/2x2-inch strips. Working quickly, spread about 1 teaspoon melted chocolate over one strip to within 1/4 inch of one long side. Gently roll up, starting at long side with chocolate. Repeat with remaining cookie strips and chocolate. Cut each roll into 2 pieces; roll each cookie slightly to shape. On ungreased cookie sheet, place cookies about 1 inch apart.
  • 3 Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until edges are firm. Cool 1 minute; remove to cooling rack. Cool completely. Place remaining chocolate in plastic bag. Cut hole in corner and squeeze out chocolate to look like ties.
  • 1 Beat butter, shortening and brown sugar until creamy. Beat in baking powder, salt, vanilla and egg. Stir in flours. Divide dough in half. Cover and refrigerate about 2 hours.
  • 2 Heat oven to 375°F. Roll each half of dough into 15x6-inch rectangle on floured surface. Cut lengthwise into three 15x2-inch strips, then cut crosswise into two 7 1/2x2-inch strips. Working quickly, spread about 1 teaspoon melted chocolate over one strip to within 1/4 inch of one long side. Gently roll up, starting at long side with chocolate. Repeat with remaining cookie strips and chocolate. Cut each roll into 2 pieces; roll each cookie slightly to shape. On ungreased cookie sheet, place cookies about 1 inch apart.
  • 3 Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until edges are firm. Cool 1 minute; remove to cooling rack. Cool completely. Place remaining chocolate in plastic bag. Cut hole in corner and squeeze out chocolate to look like ties.
 

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Cookie
Calories
135
Calories from Fat
65
% Daily Value
Total Fat
7g
Saturated Fat
3g
Cholesterol
15mg
Sodium
70mg
Total Carbohydrate
17g
Dietary Fiber
1g
Protein
1g
% Daily Value*:
Iron
4%
4%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 1 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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