Betty Crocker Kitchen Clinic chocolate crunch cookie recipe
as'the the have state often fox's prepared by Newspaper--Betty Crocker Home Service Departr^nt.. , ^/ " A COOKY REVIVAL Have you ever had the experience of using a new recipe deal for a while--and then somehow or other forgetting all about | until you happened to encounter the cake, bread or pie made that recipe at a friend's home? You remembered at once how it was and you certainly resolved to hunt up your recipe and again. We had just that experience the other day. There was a deliciously tantalizing brown sugar and chocolate fragrance issuing from the ireetion of the kitchen in the home where we were visiting. It familiar fragrance, yet somehow we couldn't quite place it At rate it made us powerfully hungry. So the appearance of the of the house with a tray was most welcome. Of course we recognized those soft puffy chocolate cookies still warm from the oven. They were our own chocolate drop cookies. That is, they had been from our recipe that we hadn't used for ever so long. We'd really forgotten how delicious those chocolate drop cookies were. That's why I'm offering the recipe now--hi case some of you made these cookies and forgotten them--or have mislaid or lost recjpe. They are so easily and quickly made, too, as well as uncommonly good to eat. Here is the recipe: " "*Â» Â· Chocolate Chocolate Drop Cookies Â· *k. cup shortening 1 cup brown sugar 1 egg 2 cups all-purpose flour % tsp. salt % tsp. soda Â» . % cup milk 2 sq. chocolate (2 oz.) melted % cup chopped nuts 1 tsp. vanilla Cream the shortening, add the sugar gradually, and cream well. Blend in the well-beaten egg. Sift the flour once before measuring. Sift the flour, salt and soda together and add to the creamed alternately with the milk. Blend in the melted chocolate, the chopped nuts and the vanilla. Drop on a greased baking sheet and bake minutes in a moderately hot oven, 400Â° F. This recipe lhakes 3 dozen cookies. And speaking of bringing forgotten recipes to life again, here another chocolate drop cooky recipe that was so tremendously popular last year that I'm going to repeat it again in this column. Some will remember these cookies that had the little lumps of chocolate scattered through them--like chocolate chip ice cream. They are wonderfully delicious to eat. Here is the recipe: Chocolate Crunch Cookies Vz tsp. salt ',2 tsp. vanilla "Â·2 cup nuts, chopped Â·-- ^2 Ib. sweet or semi-sweet baking baking chocolate cut in % inch pieces (about !'/ cups) Vs cup shortening (part butter for flavor) % cup brown sugar (6 tbsp.) % cup granulated sugar (G tbsp.) 1 egg 1% cups all-purpose flour Vt tsp. soda Cream the shortening, add the sugar gradually, and cream well. Blend in the well-beaten egg. Sift the flour once before measjnng. Sift the flour, soda, and salt together, and stir into the creamed Blend in the vanilla, nuts and chocolate. (Dough may be covered left in the refrigerator to chill before baking if desired.) Drop teaspoonfuls about 2 inches apart onto a greased heavy baking, sheet or pan. Bake 7 to 9 minutes in a moderately hot oven, 400" the cookies stand for a minute after baking before removing from pan. They will be soft when taken from the oven, but will be crisp Amount--65 cookies.