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       Title: GERMAN CHOCOLATE CRINKLE COOKIES
  Categories: Cookies, Ethnic, German
       Yield: 48 servings
  
       1 pk Pillsbury Plus German
            - chocolate cake mix
     1/2 c  Instant Mashed potato flakes
       1 ts Cream of tartar
       1 ts Cinnamon
     3/4 c  Butter/margarine , melted
       3 tb Milk
       1    Egg
     1/2 c  Chopped nuts
     1/4 c  To 1/2 c sugar
 
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       1 c  Powdered sugar
       2 ts Unsweetened cocoa
       1 tb Soft margarine or butter
       1 tb To 2 tb milk
  
   Heat oven to 350. Combine first 7 ingredients; blend
   well. Stir in nuts. Let stand 5 minutes. Drop by
   rounded teaspoonfuls into sugar; gently toss until
   sugar coated. Place 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie
   sheets.
   
   Bake at 350 for 8 to 10 minutes.  (Cookies will be
   soft in center.)  Cool 1 minute; remove from pans.
   
   If desired, frost cookies. Combine frosting
   ingredients; blend until smooth.  Spread on cooled
   cookies. Yield: 4 to 5 dozen. HIGH ALTITUDE -- above
   3500 feet: bake at 375 for 10 to 12 minutes. From:
   Pillsbury America’s Bake-off, 1978.
  
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