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       Title: Chocolate X and O Cookies
  Categories: Cookies, Chocolate
       Yield: 60 servings
  
     2/3 c  Butter or margarine;
            -softened
       1 c  Sugar
       2 ts Vanilla extract
       2    Eggs
       2 tb Light corn syrup
   2 1/2 c  All-purpose flour
     1/2 c  Hershey’s cocoa
     1/2 ts Baking soda
     1/4 ts Salt
            Decorating icing
  
   Recipe by: www.hersheys.com
        In large bowl, beat butter, sugar and vanilla on
   medium speed of electric mixer until light and fluffy. Add
   eggs; beat well. Beat in corn syrup. Stir together flour,
   cocoa, baking soda and salt; gradually add to butter
   mixture, beating until well blended. Cover; refrigerate
   until dough is firm enough to handle.
       Heat oven to 350 F. Shape dough into X and O shapes.
   Place on ungreased cookie sheet. Bake 5 minutes or until
   set. Remove from cookie sheet to wire rack. Cool
   completely. decorate as desired with icing. About 5 dozen
   cookies.
   
   To shape Xs:  Shape rounded teaspoon dough into 3-inch
   logs. Place 1 log on cookie sheet; press lightly in center.
   Place another 3-inch log on top of first one, forming X
   shape.
   To shape Os:  Shape rounded teaspoon dough into 5-inch
   logs. Connect ends, pressing lightly, forming O shape.
   
   Hershey’s is a registered trademark of Hershey Foods
   Corporation. Recipe may be reprinted courtesy of the
   Hershey Kitchens. JM
  
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