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Recipe Summary

prep:
20 mins
bake:
8 mins to 10 mins at 375°
stand:
30 mins
Servings:
4
Yield:
4 dozen cookies
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Heat oven to 375°F. Mix flour, cocoa powder, baking powder and salt in medium bowl.

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  • Beat butter, sugars in bowl until creamy. Beat in eggs, one at a time. Add vanilla. On low, beat in flour mixture.

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  • On floured surface, roll out half of dough to 1/8-inch thickness. Cut with 1-3/4-inch heart-shaped or small round cookie cutter. Transfer to ungreased baking sheet.

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  • Bake in 375°F oven 8 to 10 minutes. Transfer cookies to rack to cool. Roll, cut and bake remaining dough.

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Filling:
  • Beat sugar, shortening, rind and juice in bowl until smooth but thick. Spread 1 teaspoon on half the cookies. Sandwich with second cookie. Let set 30 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

104 calories; total fat 5g; saturated fat 2g; cholesterol 17mg; sodium 24mg; carbohydrates 15g; fiber 1g; protein 1g.

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