Yummy soft chocolate cookies; with a hint of cloves and cinnamon they're absolutely wonderful. You can make sour milk by combining 1 cup of milk with 1 tablespoon vinegar and allow to set 10 minutes.
INGREDIENTS (for 1 servings):
- 1 cup shortening
- 2 cups packed brown sugar
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1 teaspoon baking soda
- 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
- 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
- 3 (1 ounce) squares unsweetened chocolate
- 2 eggs
- 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
- 1 cup sour milk
Melt chocolate in double boiler. Beat shortening with sugar. Add eggs, salt, baking soda, cinnamon, cloves, and melted chocolate. Add flour alternately with milk, beating first with electric mixer, then with spoon.
Cover and chill dough 2 hours or more.
Drop by teaspoonfuls onto lightly greased cookie sheet. Bake at 375 degrees F (190 degrees C), for 15-18 minutes or until cookies have lightly browned around edges. Cool and store in tightly covered jar.