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Thursday, June 09, 2005

Italian Nut Cookies (vegan)

1/2 Cup vegan margarine
2/3 Cup unsweetened cocoa powder
2 Cup light brown sugar
1/2 Cup water
2 1/2 Cup wholewheat flour
1 1/2 Teaspoon baking powder
2 Teaspoon cinnamon1 Teaspoon cloves
1 Cup finely chopped almonds
1 Cup raisins

1. Preheat oven to 170C.
2. Combine first four ingredients in a pot. Heat slowly, stirring till the mixture resembles a syrup.
3. Let cool to room temperature. Combine flour with baking powder & spices. Pour in chocolate syrup & work into a stiff batter.
4. Add almonds & raisins. Form into balls no larger than 1-inch & arrange on cookie sheets.
5.Bake for 12 to 15 minutes.

Makes 4 dozen.


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