Penzey's Chocolate Spice Drop Cookies

READY IN: 28mins
Recipe by House

I got this from Penzeys Christmas 2006 catalogue. Wanted to get it up here so I don't lose it.

Top Review by rebekah767

I wanted to like this. The cookie recipe isn't bad, just bland. Next time I'll use more cocoa and spices. Don't bother with the frosting. This doesn't make a proper frosting - it makes sugar water. Look up another buttercream recipe for the frosting.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Sift the flour into a large bowl.
  3. Cut the shortening in with a knife.
  4. Add sugar, cloves, nutmeg, cinnamon, baking powder, baking soda, cocoa, and nuts.
  5. Mix well.
  6. Add milk gradually and mix thouroughly.
  7. Drop dough by teaspoon 1 1/2 inches apart on a large, greased cookie sheet.
  8. Bake at 350 degrees for 8-10 minutes.
  9. Let cookies cool before frosting.
  10. Frosting:.
  11. Mix all ingredients together until smooth.
  12. Frost cooled cookies.

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