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From The Electric Company Home Service Bureau, 1940

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Cookie
 ½ cup butter
 1 cup light brown sugar
 1 egg
 2 oz unsweetened chocolatemelted and cooled slightly
 1 ½ cups cake flour
 ¼ tsp salt
 ½ tsp baking powder
 1 cup walnutschopped
 ¼ cup evaporated milk
 ¼ cup water
 1 tsp vanilla
Frosting
 1 ½ oz unsweetened chocolatemelted and cooled slighty
 1 egg yolk, slightly beatencan omit and add extra tablespoon of evaporated milk
 3 tbsp evaporated milk
 1 ¼ cups powdered sugar

Cake
1

Cream butter, add sugar and blend well.

2

Add egg, beat until light and fluffy. Add chocolate and blend well.

3

Sift dry ingredients together; add nuts. Mix evaporated milk and water.

4

Add dry ingredients alternately with milk to creamed mixture. Add vanilla.

5

Drop by tablespoons onto greased or parchment covered cookie sheets. Bake at 400 degrees for 10 minutes, or until puffed and springy in the center.

6

Spread with frosting while still warm.
Yield: 3 dozen

Frosting
7

Stir in egg yolk (if using) milk into melted chocolate, slowly. Add powdered sugar slowly until consistency to spread. (You might not use all of the powdered sugar)

Ingredients

Cookie
 ½ cup butter
 1 cup light brown sugar
 1 egg
 2 oz unsweetened chocolatemelted and cooled slightly
 1 ½ cups cake flour
 ¼ tsp salt
 ½ tsp baking powder
 1 cup walnutschopped
 ¼ cup evaporated milk
 ¼ cup water
 1 tsp vanilla
Frosting
 1 ½ oz unsweetened chocolatemelted and cooled slighty
 1 egg yolk, slightly beatencan omit and add extra tablespoon of evaporated milk
 3 tbsp evaporated milk
 1 ¼ cups powdered sugar

Directions

Cake
1

Cream butter, add sugar and blend well.

2

Add egg, beat until light and fluffy. Add chocolate and blend well.

3

Sift dry ingredients together; add nuts. Mix evaporated milk and water.

4

Add dry ingredients alternately with milk to creamed mixture. Add vanilla.

5

Drop by tablespoons onto greased or parchment covered cookie sheets. Bake at 400 degrees for 10 minutes, or until puffed and springy in the center.

6

Spread with frosting while still warm.
Yield: 3 dozen

Frosting
7

Stir in egg yolk (if using) milk into melted chocolate, slowly. Add powdered sugar slowly until consistency to spread. (You might not use all of the powdered sugar)

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