Chocolate Peppermint Balls

From Barbara Hollywood, a 4-H agent in the Extension office.

Preheat oven to 375º.

Cream shortening with egg and extract until fluffy. Add cake mix. Work mixture with spoon, pastry blender or fingers until like pastry dough.

Form into small balls using about 1 teaspoon dough for each.

Place 2 inch apart on greased cookie sheet.

Bake 10 minute.

Roll warm cookies in cocoa or sugar.

Source: Grace's recipe file