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Frankie's Mom's Chocolate Balls

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4 cups flour
4 tsp. Baking powder
1 cup sugar
1 1/2 tsp. cinnamon
1/2 tsp nutmeg
1 tsp salt
3/4 cup cocoa
1 cup raisins
1 cup walnuts
1 cup (or more) Chocolate chips
1 1/4 cup shortening
3 eggs
1/2 cup milk
1 tsp vanilla

Put dry ingredients in bowl, add shortening and mix with fingers. Then add nuts, raisins, and chocolate chips. In a separate bowl, beat eggs, milk, and vanilla lightly. Make hole in dry mixture and add liquid, mixing it into a stiff dough. Shape in palms of hands into balls about as big as walnuts.

Bake at 400 for 15 minutes. Ice when hot with powdered sugar mixed with milk

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These sound really good. My sister-in-law is a chocoholic so I will definately tell her about these.

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