Chocolate drop cookies (c&h)

Yield: 1 Batch

Measure Ingredient
½ cup Shortening
1 cup C&H Brown Sugar
1 \N Egg; unbeaten
2 ounces Unsweetened chocolate melted
1 cup Buttermilk or sour milk
1 teaspoon Vanilla
1½ cup Sifted all-purpose flour
¼ teaspoon Soda
¼ teaspoon Salt
1 cup Chopped walnuts

Combine shortening, sugar and egg in mixing bowl; beat well. Add melted chocolate, buttermilk and vanilla; blend. Sift together flour, soda, and salt and stir in. Add walnuts; chill soft dough. Drop by teaspoonful on greased baking sheet and bake at 350 degrees for 12 to 15 minutes or until done. Makes 3 to 4 dozen soft, rich cookies.

Frost if desired.

Reprinted with permission from _Brown Sugar Recipe Bonanza_ From the C and H Sugar Kitchen Electronic format by Karen Mintzias

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