This was handed down to me from my Mom who got it from her Mom. We have enjoyed these cookies for many years and would now like to share them with everyone. Hope you will enjoy them as much as we have.
Melt shortening and let cool, when cooled add brown sugar and warm water. Cream together. Add eggs and vanilla. Mix well and set aside
In a seperate bowl combine flour, baking soda, baking powder, salt, cinnamon and nutmeg.
gradually combine liquid ingredients with dry. When completely mixed add your chocolate chips and nuts. With a cookie scoop drop onto foiled lined cookie sheet or use stoneware cookie sheet without foil.