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Chocolate Cookies


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Serves | Prep Time | Cook Time 12 to 15

Ingredients

4 (1 ounce) squares unsweetened chocolate
1/2 cup vegetable shortening
2 cups white sugar
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
4 eggs
2 cups all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/8 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup chopped walnuts
3/4 cup confectioners' sugar


Melt the chocolate and shortening in a saucepan over low heat.


Remove from heat and mix in sugar and vanilla. Beat in eggs 1 at a time.


In a bowl, sift together flour, baking powder and salt.


Stir in the chocolate mixture and nuts.


Chill dough in the refrigerator 3 hours or overnight.


Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease cookie sheets.


Place confectioners' sugar in a bowl.


Roll dough into 1 inch balls.


Roll dough balls in confectioners' sugar to coat. Arrange 3 inches apart on the prepared cookie sheets.


Bake 12 to 15 minutes in the preheated oven.


The cookies will look soft when removed from the oven.


Transfer to a wire rack to cool.


Enjoy!


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