Total Time
27mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 12 mins

Sour milk can be used in place of buttermilk.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Set oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Grease a cookie sheet or line with parchment paper.
  3. Combine flour, cocoa powder, baking soda and salt.
  4. In a large bowl, cream shortening and sugar for about 3-4 minutes.
  5. Beat in egg.
  6. Beat in buttermilk, molasses and vanilla.
  7. Gradually blend in flour mixture.
  8. Fold in walnuts and chocolate chips (if using).
  9. Drop dough by spoonfuls onto cookie sheet, leaving about 1-1/2 inch apart.
  10. Bake 12-15 minutes, or until firm to the touch.
  11. Transfer to wire racks to cool.

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