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       Title: Cracked Chocolate Cookies
  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  Cocoa
     1/4 ts Baking soda
     1/2 ts Salt
       2 c  Miniature semi-sweet
            -chocolate chips
       1 c  Icing sugar
  
    1. Pre-heat oven to 375 oF (190oC). 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. Shape dough into 1-1/4-inch (3 cm) balls. Roll in icing
   sugar. Place 2 inches (5 cm) apart onto ungreased baking
   sheet.
    5. Bake one baking sheet at a time at 375oF (190oC) 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 4 dozen cookies
  
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