Italian Chocolate Cookies

Top Review by Bonnie Corigliano

This was the most difficult dough I ever worked with. I only added about 8 cups of flour when I could not mix any more. I ended up throwing the whole thing away and even that was difficult getting it out of the bowl.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cream butter, then cream shortening.
  2. Add sugar and mix.
  3. Add remaining ingredients and mix well until smooth consistency.
  4. Roll a golf-ball size amount of batter into a ball.
  5. Place on greased cookie sheet. Bake at 325 degrees about 25 minutes.
  6. Keep checking to see if they are not too doughy, or too done.
  7. Frost with white frosting.
  8. Italian White Frosting: Beat egg whites until stiff.
  9. Add sugar and juice. Stir until completely mixed.
  10. Dip chocolate cookies into frosting mixture upside down, holding onto bottom.
  11. Place on waxed paper until frosting dries.
  12. When dried, put into covered containers.
  13. Makes enough frosting for approximately 10 dozen cookies.

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