Chocolate Rocks

Drop Cookies
Christmas Cookies

  • 3/4 cup butter or margarine, softened
  • 2 cups firmly packed brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 4 (1 ounce) squares unsweetened chocolate, melted
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 cup raisins
  • 1 cup chopped pecans

Cream butter; gradually add sugar, beating well. Add eggs,; beat well. Add melted chocolate and vanilla; beat well.

Sift together flour, baking powder, and cinnamon; stir in raisings and pecans. Add to creamed mixture.

Drop dough by teaspoonfuls 2 inches apart onto greased cookie sheets. Bake at 375° for 8 to 10 minutes. Remove to wire racks to cool.

Yield: 11 dozen.





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