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Wednesday, November 4, 2015

Cooking Thursday

I made a bunch of cookies last week for a sale we were having to benefit our MOPS groups.  They are an old favorite and I thought I should share the recipe with you.
These are crispy chocolate cookies with just a hint of cinnamon.  Yum!

Mexican Chocolate Crinkles

3/4 cup Crisco
1 cup sugar
1 egg
1/4 cup light corn syrup
2 squares unsweetened chocolate, melted
1 3/4 cup flour
2 teaspoons baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1/4 cup sugar (to roll cookies in)

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Cream shortening, sugar and egg. Add syrup and melted chocolate. Add flour, soda, salt and cinnamon to make a stiff dough.
Shape dough into walnut size balls and roll in sugar. Bake on ungreased cookie sheet for 15 minutes.

18 comments:

Jenny said...

This sounds like a real winner. I'm going to copy it and share with my girls. They love to make cookies. xoxo

Mildred said...

I would love to bake these to give for the holidays. Have a great day.

Arlene said...

Yum!! Thanks for sharing your recipe Mari!!

Kerin said...

Ooohhhh.. those cookies look delish!
Thank you sharing the recipe!

Have a great weekend.
~K.

Terri D said...

Printing this one out. Thanks Mari!! I need to buy some Crisco though. It's been a long, long time since I had Crisco in my pantry.

Sally said...

Those look really good, Mari! I would need to get Crisco also; can't even remember ever having it although my mom did.

Hope you're having a good day.
xoxo

Carrie B. said...

Yum!! Like a spicy chocolate snickerdoodle! Thanks for sharing Mari -they look delish!! ;)
xoxo

Sandi said...

Um...YUM!

Terri said...

oh - I forgot about these. I need to make these again

Simply Linda said...

Yum, yum, yummy. Blessings

Betsy Brock said...

Yummy...and they are pretty, too!

Jennifer said...

I love these! I haven't thought about them in years, but they are so good. I'm glad they were a hit at MOPS. :)

Cherdecor said...

Chocolate and cinnamon....hmmmmm, they look good.

LL Cool Joe said...

Yum yum I bet they taste as good as they look!

Amy at love made my home said...

All cookies are good aren't they! xx

Phoebes World said...

Another fab recipe for my collection
Thank you for sharing Mari

Hugs
Phoebe x

Bethany Carson said...

These look good! My sisters and I make a very similar chocolate cookie, but without the cinnamon.

Laura said...

I've made these often to bring to things and people always love them!