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This recipe for Chocolate Drop Cookies, by Gayle Cornwell, is from Mama G's Favorites,
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1/2 C shortening (part butter or margarine) 1 C sugar 1 egg 1 3/4 C flour 1/2 tsp. soda 1/2 tsp. salt 2 squares unsweetened chocolate (melt & cool) 3/4 C buttermilk or sour milk 1 tsp. vanilla 1 C nuts (optional)
Mix shortening, sugar, egg, and chocolate, Stir in buttermilk and vanilla. Add dry ingredients. Mix in nuts. Chill at least 1 hour. Heat oven to 400º Drop rounded tsp. dough on lightly greased cookie sheet. Bake 8-10 minutes. Frost with chocolate icing when cool.
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