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       Title: Checkerboards
  Categories: Cookies, Chocolate
       Yield: 1 servings
       2 c  Flour
       1 ts Baking powder
     1/2 ts Salt
     2/3 c  Butter
       1 c  Sugar
       1    Egg
       1 ts Vanilla
       2    Bakers unsweetened chocolate
            ; melted
   Recipe by: Favorite Brand Name Recipes,Christmas Treasu
      Mix flour, baking powder,and salt; set aside. Cream
   butter. Gradually add sugar and continue beating until
   light and fluffy. Add egg and vanilla; beat well.Gradually
   add flour mixture,mixing well after each addition. Divide
   dough in half; Blend chocolateinto one half. Use prepared
   doughs to make checkerboards.
   * * Checkerboards: Set out small amount of milk. Roll out
   chocolate and vanilla doughs separately onto lightly
   floured board into 9 x 4 1/2 “ rectangles. Brush chocolate
   dough lightly with milk and top with vanilla dough. Using a
   sharp knife, cut lengthwise into 3 strips, 1 1/2 wide.
   Stack strips, alternating colors and brushing each layer
   with milk.  Cut lengthwise again into 3 strips, 1/2 ” wide.
   Invert middle section so that colors are alternated; brush
   side with milk. Press strips together lightly to form a
   rectangle Wrap in waxed paper,chill overnite. Cut into 1/8
   in" slices, using a very sharp knife. Place on baking
   sheets.  Bake 375 degrees for about 8 min., or just till
   white portions start to brown. Cool on racks.