Chocolate Drop Cookies

Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes

1 cup brown sugar
1/2 cup butter
1-1/2 (1 ounce) squares unsweetened chocolate
1/2 cup milk
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1-1/4 cups flour
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 cup chopped nuts, if desired

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. In heavy saucepan, combine brown sugar, butter, and chocolate. Cook over low heat until chocolate melts and mixture is smooth. Add milk and mix well. Then stir in baking soda, flour, and vanilla. Add nuts, if using.

Drop cookie batter by teaspoons onto greased cookie sheets. Bake for 12-18 minutes or until cookies are just set. Frost with Buttercream Frosting. You can add 2-3 tablespoons of cocoa to the frosting for a chocolate frosting if you'd like.

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