Chocolate Chews

Serves: 36
Total Calories: 102


1/2 cup vegetable shortening
1 2/3 cups sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 eggs
2 squares unsweetened baking chocolate, 1-ounce square melted
2 cups flour, stirred and measured
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/3 cup milk
1/2 cup walnuts chopped (optional)
1/2 cup powdered sugar


Cream shortening, sugar, and vanilla. Beat in eggs and melted chocolate. Sift dry ingredients add to batter alternately with milk. Stir in nuts. Chill 2 to 3 hours. Form into 1-inch balls roll in confectioners' sugar place on greased baking sheet 2 to 3 inches apart. Bake at 350 degrees F. for 12 minutes. Makes 3 dozen cookies.

Nutritional Facts:

Serves: 36
Total Calories: 102
Calories from Fat: 36

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