chocolate cookies

Gram’s Chocolate Cookies

Cream:

1/4 c. shortening (we used butter)
1 c. sugar
Add:
1/2 c. cocoa
1 tsp. vanilla
1/2 tsp. salt

Mix together well. Add:

1 tsp. baking soda dissolved in 1/2 c. milk.

1 egg

Mix. Sift:
1 3/4 c. flour
1 tsp. cream of tartar

Add flour and cream of tartar to batter and mix thoroughly.

Optionally add 1/3 c. nuts. We used slivered almonds.

Place by teaspoon onto lightly greased cookie sheet about 2″ apart. Bake at 350 F for approximately 10 minutes.

Makes about 3 dozen cookies.  ENJOY!

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