Friday, February 18, 2011

Snappy Turtles

Snappy Turtles are one of my favorite cookies.  Thanks Grandma Aiken for this wonderful recipe.

1c shortening
1c brn sugar

3 eggs
1t vanilla
1t maple flavoring

1/2t baking soda
1/2t salt
3c flour

Mix well, form balls and bake at 350 degrees for 10-12 mins.  Let cool, then frost with chocolate frosting

Thanks to my mom for the best chocolate frosting recipe.
1/2 c butter
1/2 c cocoa
2 3/4 c pwdr sugar
1 egg
1t vanilla
3-4 T hot water

Melt butter, add cocoa and blend.  Add pwdr sugar, egg, and vanilla; beat until smooth.  Add hot water 1T at a time until creamy and easy spreading consistency.

1 comment:

  1. I made these tonight and OH.MY.GOSH. Super yummy! Thank you so much for sharing these :)