Monday, November 22, 2010

Cookie Exchange

It is that time of year again, and there are so many parties to attend! A Cookie Exchange is a great way to get together with friends. Show up with dozens of one kind of cookie and come home with an assortment.  Now you are ready to have your friends over for coffee or tea and share your cookies!  Carry an assortment to any of your parties you will be attending.
These are my all time favorite cookies!
Chocolate Chocolate Chip Cherry Pecan Cookies
1 3/4 c. sifted flour                     1 egg
1/4 tsp. baking soda                    2 T. milk
1/3 c. Hershey's cocoa                8 oz. chocolate chips
1 c. butter                                    1 c. chopped dried cherries
1 tsp. vanilla                               1 c. chopped pecans
1 tsp. almond extract
1/2 c. firmly packed brown sugar
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.  Mix flour, soda, cocoa together in bowl and set aside.  In a mixer, cream the butter, vanilla, almond, brown sugar.  Add the egg and milk and beat.  Slowly add dry ingredients.  Drop by spoons on to baking sheets and bake for 14-15 minutes.

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