Cocoa Cookies Recipe



 Shortening7 Tablespoon
 Sugar7 Tablespoon
 Egg1 , separated
 Vanilla1⁄3 Teaspoon
 Nutmeg1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Cinnamon1 Dash
 All purpose flour1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
 Baking powder1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Salt1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Cocoa2 Tablespoon


Combine shortening and sugar.
Add egg yolk and stir well.
Beat egg white well.
Add vanilla.
Sift together nutmeg, cinnamon, all-purpose flour, baking powder, salt and cocoa.
Mix all ingredients and form 1 inch thick sticks Wrap and refrigerate about 1 hour, 30 minutes ¦ Cut chilled sticks to make 1/4 inch thick cookies.
Arrange half of the cookies on waxed paper in a baking dish.
Microwave, uncovered, 3 minutes, 30 seconds on high.
Remove and place on wire rack to cool.
Repeat with remaining half.