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       Title: Chocolate Bear Parade
  Categories: Cookies, Chocolate
       Yield: 1 servings
  
   1 1/2 c  Firmly-packed brown sugar
     2/3 c  Crisco shortening
       1 tb Water
       1 ts Vanilla
       2    Eggs
   1 1/2 c  All-purpose flour
     1/3 c  Unsweetened baking cocoa
     1/4 ts Baking soda
     1/2 ts Salt
       2 c  Semi-sweet chocolate chips
      10 oz Miniature bear cookies
  
   1. Preheat oven to 375F (190C). Place sheets of foil on
   countertop for cooling cookies.
   2. Combine brown sugar, shortening, water and vanilla in
   large bowl. Beat at medium speed of electric mixer until
   well blended. Beat eggs into creamed mixture.
   3. Combine flour, cocoa, baking soda and salt. Mix into
   creamed mixture at low speed just until blended. Stir in
   chocolate chips.
   4. Drop by rounded measuring tablespoonfuls (15 mL) of
   dough 2 inches (5 cm) apart onto ungreased baking sheet.
   Smooth sides of cookies with back of teaspoon. Press
   miniature bear cookies around the edge of each cookie with
   arms touching.
   5. Bake one baking sheet at a time at 375F (190C) for 7
   to 9 minutes, or until cookies are set. DO NOT OVERBAKE.
   Cool 2 minutes on baking sheet. Remove cookies to foil to
   cool completely.
     Makes: About 3 dozen cookies
  
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