1/2 cup shortening
1 2/3 cup sugar
2 teaspoons vanilla
1/3 cup milk
2 ounces unsweetened chocolate, melted
2 cups sifted flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup chopped nuts
1/2 cup powdered sugar
Cream together shortening and sugar. Add eggs, vanilla, and milk. Stir in melted
chocolate. Stir together flour, baking powder and salt. Gradually stir into
mixture. Stir in nuts. Chill 2-3 hours.
Preheat oven to 350 F. Form into 1"
balls. Roll in
powdered sugar. Place on greased cookie sheet 2-3" apart. Bake 15 minutes.
wire rack to cool.