Chocolate Chocolate Chippers
|Semisweet chocolate morsels||6 Ounce (Divided, 1 Package)|
|All purpose flour||1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)|
|Baking powder||1 Teaspoon|
|Shortening||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Sugar||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Vanilla extract||1 Teaspoon|
|Coarsely chopped walnuts||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)|
Place 1/2 cup chocolate morsels in top of a double boiler; bring water to a boil.
Reduce heat to low; cook until chocolate melts.
Set aside to cool.
Combine flour, baking powder, and salt; set aside.
Cream shortening; gradually add sugar, beating well at medium speed of an electric mixer.
Add cooled chocolate, egg, and vanilla; beat well.
Add milk, mixing well.
Add dry ingredients, and mix well.
Stir in remaining 1/2 cup chocolate morsels and walnuts.
Drop dough by heaping teaspoonfuls onto lightly greased cookie sheets.
Bake at 350° for 10 minutes or until done.
Carefully transfer cookies to wire racks to cool