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Chocolate Spiderweb Snaps

 

17

Yield

12

servings

Prep

10

min

Cook

20

min

Ready

30

min

Low Fat, Low in Saturated Fat, Trans-fat Free
 

Ingredients

1 ¼ cups vegetable shortening
*
2 cups sugar
4 each unsweetened chocolate
squares, melted
*
2 large eggs
cup light corn syrup
2 ½ tablespoons water
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
4 cups all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons baking soda
½ teaspoon salt
½ cup semi-sweet chocolate
semi-sweet morsels, null, null
*
6 cups powdered sugar
sifted

Directions

About 6 tablespoons warm water Paste food coloring Cream shortening; gradually add sugar, beating at medium speed of an electric mixer until light and fluffy.

Add melted chocolate, eggs, corn syrup, water, and vanilla; mix well.

Combine flour, soda, and salt; add to creamed mixture, beating just until blended.

Shape dough into two 12-inch rolls; wrap in wax paper.

Chill several hours. Unwrap rolls, and cut into ¼ inch slices; place on ungreased cookie sheets. Bake at 350℉ (180℃) for 10 to 12 minutes. Cool on cookie sheets 5 minutes. Remove to wire racks to cool completely. Spread frosting over cookies to within ⅛ inch of edge; let stand until frosting sets. Place chocolate morsels in top of a double boiler; bring water to a boil. Reduce heat to low; cook until chocolate melts. Let stand until almost cool but not set. Spoon melted chocolate into decorating bag fitted with metal tip No. 2. For round pattern, pipe chocolate in 5 or 6 circles around top of cookie. Pull the point of a wooden pick across chocolate circles from the center to the outer edge. Repeat 8 or 10 times, spacing evenly across top of cookie. For linear pattern, pipe chocolate in parallel lines, about ¼ inch apart, across top of cookie. Pull the point of a wooden pick diagonally across lines. Let stand at room temperature until chocolate make frosting a spreading consistency, stirring well. Color as desired with a very small amount of paste frozen up to 3 months. Slice dough while frozen, and bake as directed

 

* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 147g (5.2 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 5142% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 1g 2%
Saturated Fat 0g 2%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 35mg 12%
Sodium 208mg 9%
Total Carbohydrate 41g 41%
Dietary Fiber 1g 5%
Sugars g
Protein 11g
Vitamin A 1% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 1% Iron 12%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?

 

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