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Chocolate Refrigerator Cookies

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servings 139 cals
Original recipe yields 24 servings (4 dozen)


  • Calories:
  • 139 kcal
  • 7%
  • Fat:
  • 7.1 g
  • 11%
  • Carbs:
  • 17.9g
  • 6%
  • Protein:
  • 2 g
  • 4%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 8 mg
  • 3%
  • Sodium:
  • 54 mg
  • 2%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Thoroughly cream shortening and sugar; add egg and beat well. Melt chocolate over low heat. Add chocolate and vanilla to shortening mixture. Mix well.
  2. Sift dry ingredients; add to creamed mixture alternately with milk. Stir in nuts.
  3. Shape into rolls. Wrap in waxed paper; chill thoroughly or overnight.
  4. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).
  5. Using a sharp knife, cut 1/4 inch thick slices off the rolls and place about 2 inches apart on cookie sheets. Bake 8 to 10 minutes.

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  1. 11 Ratings

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These cookies are really good. I used part margarine and part shortening (instead of all shortening). The dough was kind of soft even after refrigerating overnight but still well worth baking. I...

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We have tried this recipe though, it is very good they are nice, 3 stars. Would have been four but yeah. -Holly

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These cookies are really good. I used part margarine and part shortening (instead of all shortening). The dough was kind of soft even after refrigerating overnight but still well worth baking. I...

Positives: 1)Very easy to prepare, 2)Refrigerated and sliced very easily, and 3)Very nice texture after baking. Negatives: 1)Little to no chocolate taste and 2)Not very sweet. Made these exact...

I had been looking for a recipe for these cookies since my sister and I can't locate the one our deceased mother used when we were little. the changes I made to make this "mom's" recipe: I only...

Although these were very good, these did not have that deep, rich chocolate flavor that my family loves. I used 2 ounces of chocolate and also added chocolate chips after reading the reviews. ...

If you want a cookie that tastes like a Girl Scout Thin Mint and yet is Christmasy, try this recipe. Then when the cookies are cool, coat the top with melted mint chocolate chips, and then sprin...

These are wonderful and because the dough is refrigerated, you can make them a cookie sheet at a time. BTW, I made mine without the chocolate - they don't need it.

I love this cookie! After reading some of the reviews I did increase the chocolate by melting some chocolate chips. If I baked them a little less they were more brownie like and a little more th...

First off I use this mix for my Rx. I make my butter and start there. I also make fine chopped cashews and some cashew butter. Because it is a frozen roll my cookies are very uniform in size. ...

I baked these cookies this morning and they came out perfect and delicious! The only thing I did different was to use 3 squares of the unsweetened chocolate instead of 1 1/2 - gave them a more ...