Frosted Chocolate Nut Drops
|Shortening||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Brown sugar||1 Cup (16 tbs), firmly packed|
|Unsweetened chocolate square||2 , melted|
|Cake flour||1 1⁄3 Cup (21.33 tbs), sifted|
|Baking soda||1⁄4 Teaspoon|
|Buttermilk||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Walnuts||1 Cup (16 tbs), chopped|
1)In a bowl, beat together shortening and sugar until light and fluffy.
2)Add egg, chocolate and vanilla and beat well.
3)In another bowl, sift together flour, salt and soda.
4)Mix this mixture with creamed mixture alternately with buttermilk.
5)Add nuts and mix well.
6)Take a greased baking sheet and drop spoonsful on it.
7)Bake in a moderate oven at 350 degrees for 12 to 15 minutes.
8)Frost tops of cookies with chocolate frosting when cold.
9)Serve frosted chocolate nut drops as desired.