Healthy Meal Prep
Wagon Wheel Cookies Recipe

Wagon Wheel Cookies

Description

These are chocolate cookies with walnuts, rolled in confectioners' sugar and baked.

Ingredients

  • ½ cup shortening
  • 2 cups white sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts (Optional)
  • 1 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract

Instructions


  1. In a large bowl, cream together the shortening and sugar until smooth. Beat in the eggs one at a time then stir in the vanilla. Combine the flour, cocoa, baking powder and salt; stir into the creamed mixture. Stir in walnuts if desired. Cover dough and chill for at least one hour.
  2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Roll the dough into walnut sized balls. Roll the balls in confectioners' sugar. Place the cookies 2 inches apart onto the cookie sheet.
  3. Bake for 10 to 12 minutes in the preheated oven. Allow cookies to cool on baking sheet for 5 minutes before removing to a wire rack to cool completely.

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Nutritional Information

Wagon Wheel Cookies

Servings Per Recipe: 36
Calories: 141.9
% Daily Value *
protein: 5 %
carbohydrates: 7 %
exchange other carbs:
dietary fiber: 5 %
sugars:
fat: 9 %
saturated fat: 6 %
cholesterol: 7 %
vitamin a iu: 1 %
niacin equivalents: 8 %
vitamin b6: 2 %
vitamin c:
folate: 5 %
calcium: 2 %
iron: 5 %
magnesium: 7 %
potassium: 2 %
sodium: 4 %
thiamin: 7 %
calories from fat:
percent of calories from carbs:
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*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
**Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
(-)Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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