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Frosted Nut-Chocolate Drops Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Audrey Pettis
Added: Sunday, October 18, 2009

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 (1oz) cakes of unsweetened chocolate
1/2 c. shortening
1 c. Extra fine granulated sugar
2 eggs
1 3/4 c. sifted flour
1/2 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. soda
1/4 c. milk
1 1/2 c. coarsely chopped walnuts

Directions:
Directions:
Melt chocolate over hot water; allow to cool. Cream shortening and sugar together. Beat in each egg; blended in cooled chocolate. Alternately add sifted dry ingredients and milk. Stir in nuts. Drop by teaspoonfuls onto ungreased cookie sheet. Bake 400 for 10 minutes.

Chocolate frosting: melt over low heat 1-oz unsweetened chocolate cake and 3 Ttbsp. shortening. Stir in 1 1/3 c. sifted powdered sugar and about 4 tsp. of milk. Beat until smooth and of spreading consistency. Spread over top of cookies.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
5 doz small drops

 

 

 

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