CHEWY BROWNIE COOKIES
(taken from Santa’s Favorite Cookies)
1 1/2 cups firmly packed light brown sugar
2/3 Crisco stick or 2/3 cup Crisco all vegetable shortening
1 tablespoon water
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1/3 cup unsweetened baking cocoa
½ teaspoon salt
¼ teaspoon baking soda
2 cups semi-sweet chocolate chips(12oz package)
Heat oven to 375 degrees. Place sheets of foil on counter for cooling cookies.
Combine brown sugar, shortening, water and vanilla in large bowl. Beat at medium speed with electric mixer until well blended. Beat eggs into creamed mixure.
Combine flour, cocoa, salt and baking soda. Mix into creamed mixture at low speed just until blended. Stir in chocolate chips.
Drop rounded measuring tablespoons of dough 2 inches apart onto greased baking sheet.
Bake one baking sheet at a time at 375 degrees for 7-9 minutes or until cookies are set. Cool two minutes before placing on foil.