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chocolate drop cookies

a recipe by
Sheila Nakata
Maple Valley, WA

Watch these cookies disappear! A cookie batter that is much like a cake dough but bakes up light and airy. They will keep everyone coming back for more. Great frosted too.

serves 4 dozen
prep time 20 Min
cook time 10 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For chocolate drop cookies

  • 2 c
    brown sugar, firmly packed
  • 1 c
    vegetable shortening
  • 3
  • 1 c
    baking cocoa
  • 3 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 4 tsp
  • 4 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1 box
    small instant chocolate pudding
  • 1 c
    sour milk, (1 tbsp vinegar to milk)

How To Make chocolate drop cookies

  • 1
    Cream brown sugar, shortening and eggs.
  • 2
    Add flour, baking soda, salt, vanilla, baking powder along with soured milk. Blend well.
  • 3
    Add instant pudding and cocoa, making sure to blend well.
  • 4
    Drop dough by scoopful or teaspoons full on cookie sheet. (Spray pan if not using non-stick). Bake at 375 degrees for 8-10 minutes. Cool 2-3 minutes before removing from pan.
  • 5
    Great plain or frost if desired.