Spooky Chocolate Cut-Outs

Serves: 6
Total Calories: 419


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 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.

Heat oven to 375°. Roll half of the dough at a time into a 1/4 -inch thick circle on a lightly floured surface. Cut with floured cutters. Place on ungreased baking sheets. Bake 6 to 8 minutes. Cool on wire racks. Decorate with colored frosting if desired.

Nutritional Facts:

Serves: 6
Total Calories: 419
Calories from Fat: 196

This Spooky Chocolate Cut-Outs recipe is from the Halloween Party Book Cookbook. Download this Cookbook today.

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