This is a recipe from my grandmother and I make it every Christmas. They are delicious!!! They are buttery flavor and have a crunchy chocolate taste also.

Dawn

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Recipe Summary

prep:
20 mins
cook:
40 mins
additional:
10 mins
total:
1 hr 10 mins
Servings:
24
Yield:
2 dozen
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Ingredients

24
Original recipe yields 24 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 250 degrees F (120 degrees C).

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  • In a medium bowl, cream together the shortening and confectioners' sugar until smooth. Stir in the vanilla and salt. Mix in flour, walnuts and grated chocolate until well blended. Drop by teaspoonfuls onto ungreased cookie sheets.

  • Bake for 35 to 40 minutes in the preheated oven, or until firm. Remove from baking sheets to cool on wire racks.

Nutrition Facts

193 calories; protein 2g 4% DV; carbohydrates 16g 5% DV; fat 13.9g 21% DV; cholesterol 1.6mg 1% DV; sodium 5.8mg. Full Nutrition
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Reviews (5)

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Most helpful positive review

Rating: 5 stars
06/26/2003
These cookies are arguably the best I have tasted in my 47 years -- THANK YOU! Read More
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Most helpful critical review

Rating: 1 stars
10/31/2002
Didn't do anything for me. I followed the recipe exactly. Tasted like harden confection sugar. Too sweet. Kids ate a couple tossed the rest. Read More
(5)
9 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 2
  • 4 star values: 5
  • 3 star values: 1
  • 2 star values: 0
  • 1 star values: 1
Rating: 5 stars
06/26/2003
These cookies are arguably the best I have tasted in my 47 years -- THANK YOU! Read More
(8)
Rating: 4 stars
05/06/2003
Great. Simple to make few ingredients. A Big hit. Read More
(6)
Rating: 1 stars
10/30/2002
Didn't do anything for me. I followed the recipe exactly. Tasted like harden confection sugar. Too sweet. Kids ate a couple tossed the rest. Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
05/11/2011
Good cookie with milk or coffee. Used dark chocolate and added some dried cranberries. Read More
(3)
Rating: 4 stars
11/07/2019
This recipe was in my mom s recipe that I inherited when she passed away two years ago at 96. They were easy and tasrty. Read More
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