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       Title: Chocolate Crossword Cookies
  Categories: Cookies, Chocolate
       Yield: 1 servings
  
     2/3 c  Golden crisco shortening
   1 1/2 c  Firmly packed brown sugar
       1 tb Water
       1 ts Vanilla
       2    Eggs
   1 1/2 c  All-purpose flour
     1/3 c  Cocoa
     1/4 ts Baking soda
     1/2 ts Salt
       2 c  Miniature semi-sweet
            -chocolate chips
            Icing:
       2 c  Icing sugar
       3 tb Water; (3 to 5)
  
   1. Pre-heat oven to 350F (180C). Grease 10 x 15 inch (25
   x 37 cm) jelly roll pan with shortening. Place cooling rack
   on countertop for cooling cookies.
   2. Combine shortening, brown sugar, 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. Spread evenly into prepared pan with a
   metal spatula.
   4. Bake at 350F (180C) for 20 to 25 minutes, or until
   cookie is set. DO NOT OVERBAKE. Place pan on cooling rack.
   Cool 10 minutes in pan. Trim edges of cookie. Cut into
   1-1/2-inch (4 cm) squares.
   5. For icing, combine icing sugar and 3 tablespoons (45 mL)
   water. Mix to blend well. Add additional water, a little at
   a time, if icing is too stiff. Add additional icing sugar
   if icing is too thin. Place icing in pastry bag fitted with
   small round writing tip. Alternately place in small
   resealable plastic bag. Snip very small hole off one corner
   of bag. Pipe a letter onto each cookie. Makes: About 60
   cookies
  
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