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Frosted Double Chocolate Chip Drop Cookies

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“This recipe came from my sister who is the best baker in my family. These cookies are the best if you like soft, doughy, sweet cookies. I have never had them with the nuts, but if you choose to include them, use only half of the chocolate chips (6oz). Having a big sweet tooth, I never understood why people would ever use UN-sweetened chocolate squares, so I tried it with semi-sweet and man were they too sweet with the frosting! I have also seen my sister use cocoa in lieu of choc. squares, but am not sure of the exact measurement. Note: I usually use 1-2 tubs of the pre-made regular vanilla frosting (not whipped), but I couldn't remember the size of the container..hence the two cups....”
1 1/2 dozen

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cream butter and shortening adding sugar gradually.
  2. Beat well, then beat in egg.
  3. Melt chocolate in double boiler; stir into creamed mix.
  4. In a separate bowl, sift dry ingredients together (flour, baking soda, salt).
  5. Add to chocolate mix alternatively with milk.
  6. Mix well.
  7. Stir in vanilla and chocolate chips and/or walnuts, if desired.
  8. Use teaspoons to drop onto ungreased cookie sheet. (I like bigger cookies so I use tablespoons.).
  9. Bake 8-10 minutes at 350°.
  10. Cool and frost.

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