Italian DODO Cookies

From:Ethel Great for Christmas Cookie

Italian DODO Cookies

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  • 4

    cups flour

  • ¾

    cup cocoa

  • 1

    heaping tbsp baking powder

  • 1

    cup shortening

  • 2

    tsp vanilla

  • 1

    cup chopped nuts

  • 1

    cup sugar

  • ¼

    cup milk

  • 4


  • bag chocolate chips.


In bowl combine flour, cocoa, baking powder. In mixing bowl cream together shortening and sugar, In another bowl beat eggs, then add milk and vanilla to eggs. Stir egg mixture into creamed mixture. Add nuts and chips to flour mixture then stir into creamed mixture. Form 1 inch balls and place on greased cookie sheet. Bake 275 for 15 minutes. 8 minutes if on lower rack, then 7 minutes on upper rack. Glaze when still warm with: 2 cups powder sugar, 1 tsp vanilla 6 tbsp warm milk not hot. In bowl combined all ingredients and mix till smooth and spreading consistency. Dip tops of cookies into the glaze and let cool. Keep in cookie tins.


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