This recipe is from my Grandmother.
All of her 13 grandchildren LOVED these cookies , and is was such a treat when she would bake them.
Having the recipe in her handwriting is so special.
1/2 cup of butter (unsalted)
1/2 cup brown sugar
1/2 cup white sugar
1 egg beaten
1 1/4 cup sifted flour
1/2 tsp salt
1 tsp baking powder
2 Tbsp milk
1/2 tsp vanilla extract
1/2 cup chopped nuts ( optional)
1 bar (8 oz) semi sweet chocolate
Cut the chocolate into 1/4 - 1/8 inch sq
Cream the butter with the sugar and mix in a well beaten egg.
Sift the flour add the salt and baking powder and sift together twice!
Then add the flour mixture alternately withe milk to the butter mixture - beating smooth with each addition. Then add chocolate ( nuts if using) and the vanilla.
Drop half a teaspoon on a greased cookie sheet and bake at 375º/400º for 10-12 minutes.
Makes 60 cookies.
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