1/2 cup soft shortening (part butter) 1 cup sugar 1 egg 3/4 cup buttermilk or sour milk 1 tsp. vanilla 1 3/4 cup sifted flour 1/2 tsp. soda 1/2 tsp. salt 1/2 cup cocoa 1 cup chopped nuts
Mix thoroughly; shortening, sugar and egg. Stir in buttermilk and vanilla. Sift dry ingredients together and stir in to creamed mixture. Add nuts. Chill for 1 hour. Heat oven to 400 degrees. Drop with a teaspoon 2 " apart on a lightly greased cookie
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