Dough is refrigerated and cut.
INGREDIENTS (for 2 servings):
- 1/2 cup shortening
- 1 cup packed light brown sugar
- 1 egg
- 1 1/2 (1 ounce) squares unsweetened chocolate
- 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 2 cups all-purpose flour
- 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
- 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 3 tablespoons milk
- 1/2 cup chopped walnuts
Thoroughly cream shortening and sugar; add egg and beat well. Melt chocolate over low heat. Add chocolate and vanilla to shortening mixture. Mix well.
Sift dry ingredients; add to creamed mixture alternately with milk. Stir in nuts.
Shape into rolls. Wrap in waxed paper; chill thoroughly or overnight.
Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).
Using a sharp knife, cut 1/4 inch thick slices off the rolls and place about 2 inches apart on cookie sheets. Bake 8 to 10 minutes.