Italian Chocolate Cookies
- 3 cups flour
- 1/4 cup cocoa
- 1 teaspoon cinnamon
- 1 teaspoon ground cloves
- 1 teaspoon baking powder
- 1/4 cup sugar
- 1/4 cup black coffee
- 2/3 cup (10-2/3 Tablespoons) shortening
- 2 eggs
- 1 cup chopped walnuts
Preheat oven to 350 degrees:
In seperate bowl combine dry ingredients:Flour, cinnamon, cloves & baking powder.
In large bowl, cream shortening, add eggs, sugar & cocoa. Then add nuts & coffee.
Add dry ingredients to butter mixture. Mix well.
Let stand in refrigerator for at least 1 hour.
Form into small balls, and place on cookie sheet.
Bake 350 degrees 10-12 min.
Place cookies on rack to cool.
Glaze cooled cookies with a powdered sugar & milk glaze. Let glaze harden and store in cookie container.