Chewy Brownie Cookies

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Biting into these chocolaty cookies from Jonie Adams of Albion, Michigan reveals they're like chewy brownies inside.

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Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
20 mins
Servings:
18
Yield:
18 servings

Ingredients

  • cup shortening

  • 1 ½ cups packed brown sugar

  • 1 tablespoon water

  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract

  • 2 eggs

  • 1 ½ cups all-purpose flour

  • cup baking cocoa

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • ¼ teaspoon baking soda

  • 2 cups semisweet chocolate chips

  • ½ cup chopped walnuts or pecans

Directions

  1. In a large mixing bowl, cream shortening, sugar, water and vanilla. Beat in eggs. Combine flour, cocoa, salt and baking soda; gradually add to creamed mixture and beat just until blended. Stir in chocolate chips and nuts if desired. Drop by rounded teaspoonfuls 2 in. apart on ungreased baking sheets. Bake at 375 degrees F for 7-9 minutes; do not overbake. Cool 2 minutes before removing to wire racks.