Devil Dogs



2 dozen

Recipe from

Oxmoor House


1/2 cup shortening
1 cup sugar
1 egg
2 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 cup cocoa
1 1/4 teaspoons baking soda
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 cup milk
1 teaspoon vanilla extract


Cream shortening in a large mixing bowl; gradually add sugar, beating well. Add egg, beating well.

Combine flour, cocoa, soda, baking powder, and salt; mix well. Add to creamed mixture alternately with milk, beginning and ending with flour mixture; stir well. Stir in vanilla.

Drop mixture by teaspoonfuls onto ungreased cookie sheets. Bake at 375° for 8 minutes. Remove from cookie sheets, and cool completely on wire racks. Spread half of cookies with filling; top with remaining cookies.

Oxmoor House Homestyle Recipes,

Oxmoor House

January 1985
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