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[Attach=Config]23024[/Attach]Diploma Cookies 1/3 Cup Butter or

In summary, the recipe for Diploma Cookies involves making a dough with butter, shortening, brown sugar, and various ingredients, refrigerating it, rolling it into strips, spreading melted chocolate on them and rolling them up, and finally baking and decorating the cookies to look like diplomas.

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Diploma.jpg Diploma Cookies 1/3 cup butter or margarine, softened
1/3 cup shortening
3/4 cup packed brown sugar
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
1 egg
1 1/2 cups Gold Medal® all-purpose flour
1/4 cup Gold Medal® whole wheat flour
3/4 cup semisweet chocolate chips, melted 1.
Beat butter, shortening and brown sugar until creamy. Beat in baking powder, salt, vanilla and egg. Stir in flours. Divide dough in half. Cover and refrigerate about 2 hours.
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Heat oven to 375°F. Roll each half of dough into 15x6-inch rectangle on floured surface. Cut lengthwise into three 15x2-inch strips, then cut crosswise into two 7 1/2x2-inch strips. Working quickly, spread about 1 teaspoon melted chocolate over one strip to within 1/4 inch of one long side. Gently roll up, starting at long side with chocolate. Repeat with remaining cookie strips and chocolate. Cut each roll into 2 pieces; roll each cookie slightly to shape. On ungreased cookie sheet, place cookies about 1 inch apart.
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Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until edges are firm. Cool 1 minute; remove to cooling rack. Cool completely. Place remaining chocolate in plastic bag. Cut hole in corner and squeeze out chocolate to look like ties.http://www.bettycrocker.com/recipes/diploma-cookies/8d7cfe4c-726d-4b26-b6df-b53128a099cb gradCapture.JPG gradCapture.JPG Taste of Home graduation.jpg Wrap up napkins and tie to look like diplomas.
 
Ingredients 1 cup butter, softened1 cup packed brown sugar2 eggs2 teaspoons vanilla extract2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour2 teaspoons baking soda1 teaspoon salt1 teaspoon ground cinnamon1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg1/4 teaspoon ground cloves3 cups quick-cooking oatsInstructions 1. In a large bowl, cream butter and brown sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in eggs and vanilla. Combine the flour, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, nutmeg and cloves; gradually add to creamed mixture and mix well. Stir in oats.2. Drop by tablespoonfuls 2 in. apart onto ungreased baking sheets. Bake at 350° for 10-12 minutes or until golden brown. Cool on pans for 2 minutes before removing to wire racks to cool completely.3. Wrap napkins around each cookie and tie to look like diplomas. Yield: 5 dozen.
 
Ingredients:- 1/2 cup butter, softened- 1/2 cup sugar- 1/2 cup brown sugar- 1 egg- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract- 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour- 1/2 teaspoon baking soda- 1/4 teaspoon salt- 1/2 cup chopped nuts (optional)- 1/2 cup semisweet chocolate chips- Powdered sugar (for dusting)Instructions:1. In a large bowl, cream butter and sugars until light and fluffy. Beat in egg and vanilla. In a separate bowl, combine flour, baking soda, and salt. Gradually add to creamed mixture and mix well. Stir in nuts and chocolate chips.2. Shape dough into a log and wrap tightly in plastic wrap. Chill for at least 2 hours.3. Preheat oven to 375°F. Cut chilled dough into 1/4 inch slices. Place on ungreased baking sheets.4. Bake for 8-10 minutes or until lightly golden brown. Cool for 2 minutes before removing from pans to wire racks.5. Dust cookies with powdered sugar to resemble diplomas. Serve and enjoy!
 

1. How much butter should I use for the Diploma Cookies?

For the Diploma Cookies, you will need 1/3 cup of butter. This is equivalent to 5 and 1/3 tablespoons of butter.

2. Can I use margarine instead of butter for this recipe?

Yes, you can substitute margarine for butter in this recipe. However, the texture and taste of the cookies may be slightly different.

3. Should the butter be softened before using it for the Diploma Cookies?

Yes, the butter should be softened to room temperature before using it in the recipe. This will make it easier to mix with the other ingredients and will result in a smoother dough.

4. Can I use salted butter for this recipe?

Yes, you can use salted butter for this recipe. Just keep in mind that the cookies may have a slightly saltier taste compared to using unsalted butter.

5. Can I use a different type of fat, such as oil, instead of butter for the Diploma Cookies?

We recommend using butter for the best results in terms of taste and texture. However, you can experiment with using different types of fat, such as oil, but the end result may be different from the original recipe.

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