Chocolate Nut Drops

Catherine Thompson Floyd

By
@Catherine5414

These cookies taste like little chocolate cakes in cookie form. My Mom made them often and I am sure cherishing her handwritten recipe now that she no longer is here to make them for me.


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Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

15 Min

Ingredients

COOKIES

1/2 c
shortening
1 c
brown sugar
3
chocolate squares, unsweetened, melted
2
eggs
1/2 tsp
vanilla
1 2/3 c
flour
1/2 tsp
baking soda
1/4 tsp
salt
1/2 c
milk
1/2 c
pecans or walnuts, chopped

FROSTING

1/4 c
cocoa
2 Tbsp
butter, melted
2 tsp
light cream
1 1/2 c
powdered sugar
1/8 tsp
salt
1 tsp
vanilla
1/2 c
pecans or walnuts, chopped

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Cream shortening, chocolate, eggs, vanilla. In another bowl, combine all dry ingredients. Blend dry ingredients alternately with milk to creamed mixture. Stir in nuts.
2
Drop by teaspoon on greased baking sheet. Bake at 350 degrees for 12 to 15 minutes. Frost with frosting.
3
For frosting, blend cocoa and butter together. Add remaining ingredients except nuts and mix well. Add chopped nuts and blend.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Other Tag: For Kids