Buttermilk Chocolate Drops
|Packed light brown sugar||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Shortening||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Unsweetened chocolate square||4 Ounce, melted (4 Squares)|
|Vanilla extract||1 Teaspoon|
|All purpose flour||1 3⁄4 Cup (28 tbs)|
|Baking powder||2 Teaspoon|
|Baking soda||1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Buttermilk||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
In a mixer bowl cream brown sugar and shortening until light and fluffy.
Add chocolate, egg and vanilla; mix well.
In a small bowl combine flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt; mix lightly.
To the creamed mixture add the dry ingredients alternately with buttermilk, mixing well after each addition.
Grease cookie sheets lightly or use nonstick cookie sheets.
Onto the prepared cookie sheets drop dough by teaspoon-fuls.
Bake for 12 to 15 minutes or until brown.
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 3237 Calories from Fat 1473
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 170 g261.2%
Saturated Fat 64.2 g320.9%
Trans Fat 13.5 g
Cholesterol 211.5 mg70.5%
Sodium 2063.9 mg86%
Total Carbohydrates 429 g143.1%
Dietary Fiber 24.8 g99%
Sugars 222.6 g
Protein 48 g96.1%
Vitamin A 4.9% Vitamin C
Calcium 91.2% Iron 177.8%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet