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Cocoa Shortbread



  1. Heat oven to 300 degrees F.
  2. In small bowl, combine flour and cocoa; set aside.
  3. In large mixer bowl, beat butter, confectioners' sugar and vanilla extract until creamy. Gradually blend in flour mixture.
  4. On lightly floured board, roll dough 1/2 inch thick; cut into 2 x 1-inch strips. With fork, pierce surface. Place on ungreased cookie sheets.
  5. Bake for 20 minutes or just until firm.
  6. Let stand on cookie sheets 2 minutes.
  7. Remove from cookie sheets; cool completely.

Makes about 2 dozen cookies


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