Give Dad a Hand Cookies

Give Dad a Hand Cookies

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SKILL LEVEL : beginner

Ingredients

  Amount Per Serving % DV *
Calories320
Calories from Fat150
Total Fat16 g25% DV
Saturated Fat10 g50% DV
Trans Fat0 g
Cholesterol75 mg25% DV
Sodium350 mg15% DV
Total Carbohydrates42 g14% DV
Dietary Fiber1.0 g4% DV
Sugars23 g
Protein4 g
Vitamin A10% DV
Vitamin C0% DV
Calcium0 mg2% DV
Iron15% DV
  Amount Per Serving % DV *
Calories320
Calories from Fat150
Total Fat16 g25% DV
Saturated Fat10 g50% DV
Trans Fat0 g
Cholesterol75 mg25% DV
Sodium350 mg15% DV
Total Carbohydrates42 g14% DV
Dietary Fiber1.0 g4% DV
Sugars23 g
Protein4 g
Vitamin A10% DV
Vitamin C0% DV
Calcium0 mg2% DV
Iron15% DV
  • 3/4 cup light brown sugar packed
  • Decorating icing in tube or can
  • 1 cup butter or margarine (2 sticks) , softened
  • 2 eggs
  • 2-1/3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup HERSHEY'S Cocoa
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar

Directions

  • 1. Heat oven to 350°F.
  • 2. Beat butter, granulated sugar, brown sugar and vanilla in large bowl on medium speed of mixer until creamy. Add eggs; beat well. Stir together flour, cocoa, baking soda and salt; gradually add to butter mixture, beating until well blended.
  • 3. Drop dough by slightly heaping 1/4 cupfuls onto ungreased cookie sheet, about 3 inches apart (put only 4 on a cookie sheet). Shape into balls. With palm of hand, flatten to 3-1/2-inch rounds.
  • 4. Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until set. (Cookies will spread during baking; baked cookies will be about 5 inches in diameter.) Cool 3 minutes; using a wide spatula, carefully remove from cookie sheet to wire rack. Cool completely.
  • 5. Make a pattern of child's hand on paper, with fingers spread. Cut out the pattern; place pattern on cookie. Using pattern as a guide, outline hand with icing; repeat with remaining cookies. Garnish if desired. Makes 12 cookies.
Ingredients sitting on a table

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