Chocolate Thins

Rolled and Sliced Cookies
Christmas Cookies

  • 1 cup butter or margarine, softened
  • 3/4 cup light corn syrup
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup cocoa
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup chopped pecans

Cream butter in a large mixing bowl; gradually add syrup and sugar, beating until smooth.

Combine remaining ingredients in a medium mixing bowl, stirring well. Gradually add to creamed mixture, and mix well.

Shape dough into 2 rolls, 2 inches in diameter; wrap in waxed paper, and chill. Remove waxed paper, and cut into 1/8 inch slices. Place 1 inch apart on ungreased cookie sheets. Bake at 400° for 5 minutes. Remove to wire racks to cool.

Yield: about 10 dozen.





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