Double Chocolate Brownie Cookies

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The ingredients:

2/3 cup shortening (Crisco)
1-1/2 cups brown sugar
1 Tbs. water
1 tsp. vanilla
2 eggs
1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1/3 cup cocoa
1/2 tsp. salt
1/4 tsp. baking soda
1 package (12-ounces) semi-sweet chocolate chips


Cream shortening, brown sugar, water, and vanilla together.  Add eggs and mix well.  Add flour, cocoa, salt, and baking soda; mix just until combined.  Stir in chocolate chips.  Bake 7-9 minutes on parchment paper lined cookie sheet at 375 degrees for 7-9 minutes.  The tops of the cookies should still look slightly moist when done.  Cool 2 minutes before removing to wire racks.  Make 24-30 medium size cookies.