Don't skip the chill time after mixing or the dough will be too soft to shape into a log.

Recipe by Southern Living January 2011

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Recipe Summary

total:
10 hrs
Yield:
Makes about 2 1/2 dozen
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Combine flour and cornmeal. Beat butter and sugar at medium speed with an electric mixer until light and fluffy. Add egg and next 3 ingredients, beating until blended. Gradually add flour mixture, beating just until blended after each addition. Cover and chill dough 1 hour.

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  • Shape dough into a 12-inch log using wax paper. Wrap tightly in plastic wrap, and chill 8 hours.

  • Preheat oven to 375°. Cut log into 1/4-inch-thick slices. Place 1 inch apart on ungreased baking sheets. Bake 12 minutes or until set. Transfer to wire racks; cool completely (about 15 minutes). Drizzle melted semisweet chocolate morsels over cooled cookies.

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