Frosted Chocolate DelightsBefore we five kids headed off to school each day, Mom took our requests for…
Frosted Chocolate Delights
1/2 cup shortening 1 cup packed brown sugar 1 large egg, room temperature 1/2 cup whole milk 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 2 ounces unsweetened chocolate, melted and cooled 1-3/4 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 cup chopped walnuts FROSTING: 9 tablespoons butter, softened 4-1/2 cups confectioners’ sugar 1-1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract 6 to 8 tablespoons whole milk
In a large bowl, cream shortening and brown sugar.
Beat in the egg, milk and vanilla.
Beat in chocolate until blended.
Combine the flour, baking powder, salt and baking soda; gradually add to the creamed mixture.
Stir in walnuts.
Drop by tablespoonfuls 2 in.
apart onto ungreased baking sheets.
Bake at 350° for 11-13 minutes or until firm.
Remove to wire racks to cool.
For frosting, in a bowl, cream butter and sugar.
Beat in vanilla and enough milk to reach spreading consistency.
Frost cooled cookies.
Nutrition Facts 1 cookie:
- 99 calories, 4g fat (2g saturated fat), 7mg cholesterol, 46mg sodium, 15g carbohydrate (11g sugars, 0 fiber), 1g protein.