Basic Chocolate Cookies
2 oz unsweetened chocolate
3/4 cup shortening
1 cup sugar
1/2 tsp vanilla
1/4 tsp salt
2 Tbsp milk
2 cups flour
- Preheat the oven to 375. Melt the chocolate in a double boiler.
- Cream the shortening in an electric mixer.
- Add the sugar and continue mixing until light and fluffy.
- Add the egg, vanilla, salt, chocolate, and milk and beat well.
- Stir in the flour.
- Scoop onto a cookie sheet lined with parchment paper or a silpat mat. Bake for 9 minutes.