Chocolate Refrigerator Cookies

Rolled and Sliced Cookies
Christmas Cookies

  • 1/3 cup butter or margarine
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 tablespoon milk
  • 2 (1 ounce) squares chocolate, melted
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans

Cream butter in a large mixing bowl; gradually add sugar, beating well. Add egg; beat well. Stir in vanilla, milk, and melted chocolate; beat well.

Sift together flour, baking powder, and salt in a medium mixing bowl; stir in pecans. Add to creamed mixture, mixing well.

Shape dough into rolls, 1 1/2 inches in diameter. Wrap in waxed paper, and chill thoroughly. Remove waxed paper, and cut into 1/8 inch slices. Place 1 inch apart on ungreased cookie sheets. Bake at 425° for 5 to 7 minutes. Remove to wire racks to cool.

Yield: 5 dozen.

Note: These cookies may be frozen before or after baking.


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