Chocolate Nut Drops

1
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

How to Make Chocolate Nut Drops

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.

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About Chocolate Nut Drops

Course/Dish: Cookies
Other Tag: For Kids




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