Wednesday, February 4, 2009

Karen P's Half-Moon Cookies

4 squares melted unsweetened chocolate or 6 Tbsp. cocoa
2 cups brown sugar
1 cup crisco or butter, softened
2 eggs
3 cups flour
1 cup milk mixed with 2 Tbsp vinegar
1 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp vanilla

Cream butter, sugar, eggs, and chocolate in a large bowl. Add flour and mix well. Add remaining three ingredients. Mix until batter is smooth. Drop onto ungreased cookie sheets by heaping tablespoonfuls. Bake at 325 degrees for 10-20 minutes. Depends on size of cookies. Cool and frost with buttercream frosting.

Buttercream Frosting
1 cup soft butter
4 cups confectioners sugar
1 tsp vanilla
2 Tbsp milk

Add ingredients in order given. Divid in half. To one half, add 4 Tbsp cocoa. Frost cookies with 1/2 white and 1/2 chocolate frosting.

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