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Brownie Cookies

No recipe image available.Moist, chewy and chocolaty brownie cookies—the perfect cookie to pair with a tall glass of cold milk.

Recipe Ingredients:

2/3 cup vegetable shortening
1 1/2 cups packed brown sugar
1 tablespoon water
1 tablespoon vanilla extract
2 large eggs
1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon baking soda
2 cups semisweet chocolate chips
1/2 cup chopped walnuts or pecans (optional)

Cooking Directions:

  1. In a large mixing bowl, cream shortening, sugar, water and vanilla. Beat in eggs.
  2. Combine flour, cocoa, salt and baking soda;
  3. Add flour mixture to creamed mixture, stirring until just until blended.
  4. Stir in chocolate chips and nuts if desired.
  5. Drop by rounded teaspoonfuls 2-inches apart on ungreased baking sheets.
  6. Bake in a preheated oven at 375°F (190°C) for 7 to 9 minutes; do not overbake.
  7. Cool 2 minutes before removing to wire racks.

Makes about 1 1/2 dozen cookies.