Happy Chocolate Bats

Serves: 2
Total Calories: 1,261


1 3/4 cups flour
1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa
1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon cinnamon ground
3/4 cup sugar
1/3 cup vegetable shortening solid
1/3 cup butter or margarine, softened
1 egg large
1 tablespoon milk
1 teaspoon vanilla extract


Mix flour, cocoa, baking powder, salt, and cinnamon.

Beat sugar, shortening, butter, egg, milk, and vanilla in a large bowl with electric mixer until well blended. On low speed, gradually beat in flour mixture. Divide dough in half. Cover and chill 3 hours.

Preheat oven to 375°. Roll half of the dough at a time to 1/4 -inch thickness on a lightly floured surface. Cut with floured cutters. Place 2 inches apart on ungreased baking sheets.

Bake 8 to 10 minutes until firm to the touch. Cool on wire racks. When cool, decorate with colored icing if desired. After icing sets, store loosely covered.

Nutritional Facts:

Serves: 2
Total Calories: 1,261
Calories from Fat: 588

This Happy Chocolate Bats recipe is from the Halloween Party Book Cookbook. Download this Cookbook today.

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