Chewy Brownie Cookies

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I got this recipe off of the box of Golden Crisco and then used the cookies to make ice cream sandwiches. They were out of this world. Just wanted to share the bliss!!

Preparation time: 20 min.
Cooking time: 10-12 min

Serves: 3 dozen

Dietary guidance: v 

Tags: desert ยท


1 1/3 cups Golden Crisco shortening
1 cup sugar
2/3 cup firmly packed brown sugar
1 tbsp vanilla
2 eggs, slightly beaten
2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
2/3 cups low fat cocoa (isn't it all low-fat??)
1 tsp baking soda
1 tsp salt
1/4 cup milk
1 1/2 cups large, broken pecan or walnut pieces
1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips


Preheat oven to 350 F.
Combine Golden Crisco, sugar, brown sugar and vanilla in a large bowl. Beat with electric mixer on low speed 1 minute or until creamy.
Add beaten eggs.
Combine flour, cocoa, baking soda and salt. Add to creamed mixture alternately with milk, beating on low speed about 1 minute or just until blended.
Stir in nuts and chocolate chips.
Drop dough by heaping spoonfuls (about 2 tbsp for each cookie) on ungreased cookie sheet. Bake 6 to 9 at a time, leaving about 3" between cookies for spreading.
Bake for 10 to 12 minutes. Cookies will still appear soft and moist when baked, but firm upon cooling. Cool 2 minutes, then remove to cooling rack. Makes about 3 dozen cookies.

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