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  1. 1/4 c Butter

  2. 1/4 c Vegetable shortening;

  3. -such as Crisco 4 oz Semisweet chocolate; cutup

  4. 2 Eggs

  5. 3/4 c Brown sugar

  6. 3/4 c White sugar

  7. 1 1/2 tb Decaf coffee crystals

  8. 1 1/2 tb Boiling water

  9. 1 1/2 ts Pure vanilla extract

  10. 2 c Unbleached white flour

  11. 1/2 ts Baking powder

  12. 1/4 ts Salt

  13. 1/3 c Unsweetened cocoa

  14. 8 oz Best quality semisweet

  15. 6 to 8 oz pecans or walnuts;

  16. 5 minutes the eggs, brown sugar, and white sugar. As eggs and sugar beat, make coffee concentrate by placing decaf in a small bowl and pouring boiling water over it, stirring to dissolve crystals. Stir in vanilla. After eggs and sugar have been beaten, add the decaf vanilla mixture, and the reserved melted chocolate mixture. Beat another

  17. 2 minutes. Combine the dry ingredients: flour, baking powder, salt, and unsweetened cocoa. These ingredients need not be sifted, but they should be stirred or whisked together well. Remove chocolate mixture from mixer stand and stir flour cocoa mixture into it by hand. Lastly, stir in chips and optional nuts. Spray two double insulated style cookie sheets with Pam. To make ordinary sized cookies (about 3" in diameter), drop batter by rounded teaspoons, about 2" apart, onto prepared cookie sheets. To make the very large cookies about 6 to 8" in diameter such as we serve at Dairy Hollow House, scoop batter with a

  18. 2 1/2" ice cream scoop,

  19. 3/8 of a cup capacity. You can get

  20. 2 to 3 of the large cookies on a sheet. (There is no need to "splat" the cookies out with your hand; they will spread while baking.) Bake small cookies in preheated oven for about 10 minutes; large will take about 20. Let the cookies cool on sheeets

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