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black cookies

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Katie Smith
Tampa, FL

These orginally came from a late 1950's Pillsbury cookbook. They may have a "proper" name, but I don't know what it is. I have called them "Black Cookies" since I was little because they are dark and fudgy!

(1 rating)
yield serving(s)
prep time 15 Min
cook time 15 Min

Ingredients For black cookies

  • 1/3 c
    butter or margerine
  • 3
    squares unsweetened baking chocolate
  • 1 1/2 c
    granulated sugar
  • 3
  • 1 1/2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1 c
    salted cashew nuts

How To Make black cookies

  • 1
    Set oven for 350 degrees. Melt shortning and chocolate in a double boiler, over low heat till thoroughly melted, or in a medium microwave safe bowl for 3-4 minutes on medium high heat.
  • 2
    Stir in the sugar, beat in each egg after adding, beating well. Blend in flour and cashews. Chill dough overnight.
  • 3
    Drop by rounded teaspoonfuls on a lightly greased cookie sheet. When finished baking, allow to cool on wire racks. Enjoy slightly warm with a cold glass of milk!

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