Wagon Wheel Cookies

Wagon Wheel Cookies

This is a cookie recipe that I got from my mother and have never been able to find anywhere else, they are a yummy dark chocolate cookie


142 calories; protein 2.4g; carbohydrates 21.6g; fat 5.9g; cholesterol 20.7mg; sodium 93.1mg.

prep:15 mins

cook:10 mins

additional:1 hr 10 mins

total:1 hr 35 mins

Servings:36

Yield:3 dozen


Ingredients

  • ½ cup shortening
  • 2 cups white sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts (Optional)
  • 1 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract

How to Make It

1. Step

In a large bowl, cream together the shortening and sugar until smooth. Beat in the eggs one at a time then stir in the vanilla. Combine the flour, cocoa, baking powder and salt; stir into the creamed mixture. Stir in walnuts if desired. Cover dough and chill for at least one hour.

2. Step

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Roll the dough into walnut sized balls. Roll the balls in confectioners' sugar. Place the cookies 2 inches apart onto the cookie sheet.

3. Step

Bake for 10 to 12 minutes in the preheated oven. Allow cookies to cool on baking sheet for 5 minutes before removing to a wire rack to cool completely.


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