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Jim Dandies

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Category: Cookies, Desserts

 Ingredients List

  • 1 1/2 c Pillsbury's Best All Purpose
  • -Flour*, sifted
  • 1/2 ts Soda
  • 1/4 ts Salt
  • 1/2 c Butter
  • 2/3 c Firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1 Egg; unbeaten
  • 1/4 c Maraschino cherry juice
  • 2 tb Milk
  • 2 oz Unsweetened chocolate;
  • -melted
  • 1/2 c Funsten's Walnuts; chopped
  • 1/4 c Maraschino cherries; chopped
  • 18 Marshmallows


1/3 c Milk
1/4 c Butter
2 oz Unsweetened chocolate
1/8 ts Salt
1 ts French's Vanilla
2 c Confectioner's sugar; sifted

BAKE at 350 degrees for 12 to 15 minutes. MAKES about 3 dozen cookies. Sift
together flour, soda, and salt. Cream butter, and brown sugar. Blend in egg
and beat well. Stir in half the dry ingredients. Add maraschino cherry
juice and 2 tablespoons milk; stir in remaining dry ingredients. Mix well.
Blend in melted unsweetened chocolate, walnuts, and maraschino cherries.
Drop by rounded teaspoonfuls onto ungreased baking sheets. Bake in moderate
oven (350 degrees) 12 to 15 minutes until cookies spring back when touched
lightly. Meanwhile cut marshmallows in half crosswise with scissors. Place
cut-side down on hot, baked cookies. Transfer cookies to wire rack. Cool;
frost and top with nut half. *For use with Pillsbury's Best Self-Rising
Flour, omit salt and soda. Chocolate Frosting: In top of double boiler over
boiling water, cook milk, butter and unsweetened chocolate and salt until
thick. Remove from heat. Add vanilla and 2 to 2 1/2 cups sifted
confectioners' sugar until of spreading consistency.

NOTES : "Junior Winner in Pillsbury's 10th Grand National Recipe and Baking
Contest by James Petersen, Withee, Wisconsin. Adapted by Ann Pillsbury."

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