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Chocolate Chews

  •  4.1 stars stars based on 10 reviews
  •   88% would make this again
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Makes about 36

1/2 cup shortening
1 2/3 cup sugar
2 eggs
2 teaspoons vanilla
1/3 cup milk
2 ounces unsweetened chocolate, melted
2 cups sifted flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup chopped nuts
1/2 cup powdered sugar

Cream together shortening and sugar. Add eggs, vanilla, and milk. Stir in melted chocolate. Stir together flour, baking powder and salt. Gradually stir into creamed mixture. Stir in nuts. Chill 2-3 hours. Preheat oven to 350 F. Form into 1" balls. Roll in powdered sugar. Place on greased cookie sheet 2-3" apart. Bake 15 minutes. Remove to wire rack to cool.

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Reviews of Chocolate Chews:

1-5 of 10 reviews   Next >>

  A cookie baker  Dec 23, 2010
Would make this again.
good 4 stars

  A cookie baker  Dec 20, 2009
Would make this again.

  Wisconsin cookie baker  Dec 10, 2007
Would make this again.
These were very good tasting. I also topped the cookie with half a candied cherry which added another texture and taste and looked more Christmasy.
Would make this again,but I rolled them into 1/2" balls which were just a nice bit size.
5 stars

  A cookie baker in Welland On Canada  Nov 24, 2005
Would make this again.
Pastry chef 5 stars

  A cookie baker  Jun 8, 2005
Would make this again.
good 5 stars

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