My grandmother used to make these and what a favorite they are. As I type this recipe, I see her handwriting and remember those good ole days! These are a delicate, cake like cookie with chocolate frosting. The nuts are optional, if you like them add th
INGREDIENTS (for 1 servings):
- 1 cup packed brown sugar
- 1/2 cup shortening
- 2 (1 ounce) squares unsweetened chocolate, melted
- 1 egg
- 1/2 cup buttermilk
- 1 cup chopped walnuts (optional)
- 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1 1/2 cups cake flour
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (180 degrees C).
Cream brown sugar, shortening, melted chocolate, egg and buttermilk.
Add dry ingredients and beat until smooth.
Drop onto greased cookie sheet and bake for 12 to 15 minutes. Ice with Chocolate Cookie Buttercream Frosting when still warm but not hot.
Ice with Chocolate Cookie Buttercream Frosting when still warm but not hot.