Fancy Layer Cookies
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Ingredients
  • 1¾ cups sifted all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp salt
  • ¼ tsp baking soda
  • ¾ cup soft shortening
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • ¼ cup PET evaporated Milk
  • 1 T water
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 15 graham cracker sqares
  • For Chocolate Batter:
  • ½ tsp vanilla
  • 1 oz melted unsweetened chocolate
  • ⅔ cup coarsely cut nuts
  • 3 T PET evaporated Milk
  • For Vanilla Batter:
  • ½ cup semi-sweet chocolate pieces
Instructions
  1. Sift together first three ingredients.
  2. Mix shortening, sugar and eggs in a bowl until light and fluffy.
  3. Add half of flour mixture and beat well. Mix in ¼ cup PET milk, water and 1 tsp vanilla. Add the rest of the flour mixture and beat well.
  4. Divide batter. To one bowl of batter, and chocolate batter ingredients. To the other bowl, add the chocolate chips.
  5. Spread chocolate batter evenly in a greased 13x9 pan and arrange graham crackers on top.
  6. Drop tablespoons of vanilla batter onto graham gracker layer. Spread evenly to form a third layer.
  7. Bake in 375 degree oven for 30 mins (*note: Start checking after 20 mins! Mine cooked fast!).
  8. Cool and cut into 3 dozen bars.
Recipe by The Mid-Century Menu at http://www.midcenturymenu.com/2012/12/fancy-layer-cookies-the-10-days-of-christmas-cookies/