1996 1st Place Winner Chocolate Shots

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Title: 1996 1st Place Winner Chocolate Shots
Yield: 3 Dozen
Categories: Cookies, Holiday

Ingredients:

1 c Unsalted butter; softened
1 c Confectioners' sugar
2 tb Vanilla extract
1 1/2 c All-purpose flour
1/2 ts Baking soda
1 c Rolled oats; not instant
3 Bottles chocolate sprinkles
-1.75 oz each


First place winner in the Chicago Tribune's 1996 Annual Holiday Cookie
Contest. Kimberly H. McGuire of Oak Park, Illinois entered her
grandmother's chocolate shot cookie recipe.

1. Beat butter in large bowl of electric mixer at high speed until creamy,
about 1 minute. Add sugar and vanilla; beat until light and fluffy, about 2
minutes. Grandually beat in flour and baking soda until smooth. Stir in
oats. Refrigerate dough in mixer bowl 10 minutes for easier handling.

2. Remove dough from refrigerator. Divide dough into 2 to 3 equal pieces.
Roll each piece into a log about 1 1/2 inches in diameter. Pour sprinkles
into pie plate; roll logs in sprinkles to coat evenly. Wrap logs in plastic
wrap and refrigerate overnight.

3. Heat oven to 325'F. Cut dough into 1/4-inch slices. Bake on greased
baking sheet until lightly browned and slightly firm to the touch, about 20
minutes. Remove to cooling rack.

Source: Chicago Tribune, December 4, 1996.
Posted to MM-Recipes Digest V3 #339

From: Linda Place

Date: Wed, 11 Dec 1996 04:11:46 +0000