Italian Chocolate Nut Cookies

Course : Cookies
Serves: 4 - 6
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1/2 cup margarine
2/3 cup cocoa -- unsweetened
2 cups light brown sugar
1/2 cup water
2 1/2 cups wholewheat flour
1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
2 teaspoons cinnamon
1 teaspoon cloves or allspice
1 cup finely chopped almonds
1 cup raisins

Preparation / Directions:

Preheat oven to 350F. Combine first four ingredients in a pot. Heat slowly, stirring till the mixture resembles a syrup. Let cool to room temperature. Combine flour with baking powder and spices. Pour in chocolate syrup and work into a stiff batter. Add almonds and raisins. Form into balls no larger than 1-inch and arrange on cookie sheets. Bake for 12 to 15 minutes. Makes 4 dozen.


Nutritional Information:

2484 Calories (kcal); 100g Total Fat; (33% calories from fat); 17g Protein; 434g Carbohydrate; 0mg Cholesterol; 1945mg Sodium

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