1 c Shortening
3/4 c Granulated sugar
3/4 c Packed brown sugar
1 ts Vanilla
2 1/4 c All-purpose flour
1 ts Baking soda
1 ts Salt
12 oz Semisweet chocolate pieces
1 c Chopped walnuts
In large mixing bowl cream together shortening, granulated sugar,
brown sugar, eggs, and vanilla till light and fluffy. In oanother
bowl thoroughly stir together the flour, baking soda, and salt; add
flour mixture to creamed mixture. Beat well.
Stir in semisweet chocolate pieces, chopped walnuts, and 1 teaspoon
hot water. Drop batter from teaspoon onto ungreased cookie sheet.
Bake at 350 till done, 10 to 12 minutes. Remove from pan and cool on
rack. Makes 6 dozen 2 1/4 inch cookies.