These rich chocolate cookies are chewy and a bit spicy with the flavor of cinnamon. Take them to your next holiday cookie exchange!
INGREDIENTS (for 1 servings):
- 3/4 cup shortening
- 1 cup white sugar
- 1 egg
- 1/4 cup light corn syrup
- 2 (1 ounce) squares unsweetened chocolate, melted
- 2 cups all-purpose flour
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1 teaspoon baking soda
- 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
In a large mixing bowl, cream shortening, sugar, and egg. Stir in syrup and melted chocolate. Sift flour, salt, baking soda, and ground cinnamon; add to creamed mixture. Chill 1 hour.
Roll dough 1/8 inch thick on a well-floured pastry cloth. Cut into shapes.
Bake on an ungreased cookie sheet for 10 to 12 minutes.