“Chewy Brownie Cookies”
2/3 cup shortening
1 1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar
1 tbsp. water
1 tsp. vanilla
2 eggs
1 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
1/3 cup unsweetened baking cocoa
1/4 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp. salt
2 cups semi-sweet chocolate chips


Heat oven to 375 degrees F. Combine shortening, brown sugar, water & vanilla in a large mixing bowl. Beat on medium speed of electric mixer until well blended. Beat eggs into creamed mixture. Combine flour, cocoa, baking soda, and salt. Mix into creamed mixture at low speed just until blended. Stir in chocolate chips. Drop rounded meausring tablespoonfuls 2 in. apart onto ungreased baking sheets. Bake for 7 – 9 min. or until cookies are set. DO NOT OVERBAKE! Cool on a baking sheet for 2 minutes. Remove to wire rack to cool completely.
Source: PriscillaBakes