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.

Rating:
★★★★★ 2 votes
Comments:
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

Step-By-Step

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