Wagon Wheel Cookies

Wagon Wheel Cookies This is a cookie recipe that I got from my mother and have never been able to find anywhere else, they are a yummy dark chocolate cookie

Ingredients

Original recipe yields 36 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified

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Time Details

    PREP : 15 mins

    COOK : 10 mins

    TOTAL : 1 hr 10 mins

    SERVING : 36

    YIELD : 3 dozen

  • In a large bowl, cream together the shortening and sugar until smooth. Beat in the eggs one at a time then stir in the vanilla. Combine the flour, cocoa, baking powder and salt; stir into the creamed mixture. Stir in walnuts if desired. Cover dough and chill for at least one hour.

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  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Roll the dough into walnut sized balls. Roll the balls in confectioners’ sugar. Place the cookies 2 inches apart onto the cookie sheet.

  • Bake for 10 to 12 minutes in the preheated oven. Allow cookies to cool on baking sheet for 5 minutes before removing to a wire rack to cool completely.

Per Serving: 142 calories; protein 2.4g; carbohydrates 21.6g; fat 5.9g; cholesterol 20.7mg; sodium 93.1mg.