Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies
|Unsweetened chocolate squares||3|
|Butter||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), softened|
|Shortening||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Sugar||1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)|
|All purpose flour||1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)|
|Baking powder||2 Teaspoon|
|Rolled oats||3 Cup (48 tbs), uncooked|
|Walnuts||1 Cup (16 tbs), chopped|
Preheat oven to 350°F.
Lightly grease cookie sheets or line with parchment paper.
Melt chocolate in top of double boiler over hot, not boiling, water.
Remove from heat; cool.
Cream butter, shortening and sugar in large bowl.
Add eggs, beating well.
Blend in melted chocolate and vanilla.
Combine flour, baking powder and salt in small bowl.
Add to creamed mixture; blend well.
Mix in oats and nuts.
Drop dough by rounded teaspoonfuls 2 inches apart onto prepared cookie sheets.
Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until lightly browned.
Remove to wire racks to cool.