This recipe is from Shirley McNevich's Mom's Best Recipes Vol 1. Published here with her permission.
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(by Shirley McNevich)
2/3 cup Crisco
1 1/2 cups firmly packed Domino's dark brown sugar
1 TBSP cold tap water
1 tsp. vanilla
1 1/2 cups flour
1/3 cup Hershey's cocoa
1/4 tsp. baking soda
1/2 tsp. salt
1 - 12oz. package Nestlé's 12 oz. chocolate bits
In a mixer on medium speed, combine Crisco, brown sugar, water, and vanilla. Add the eggs and mix well. Add baking soda, salt, cocoa and slowly add flour. Mix at low speed until blended. Remove from mixer and stir in chocolate bits with a spoon. Drop teaspoonsful on greased cookie sheets and bake at 375 degrees for 7-9 minutes or until cookies are set--ONLY bake one sheet of cookies at a time and do not overbake. After removing cookie sheet from oven, allow cookies to cool a few minutes before removing them.