Easy Chocolate Chewies

Oxmoor House
This is the easiest chocolate cookie recipe around. Its top takes on a cracked appearance during baking.
4 dozen


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1 (18.25-ounce) package devil's food cake mix
1/2 cup vegetable shortening
2 large eggs, lightly beaten
1 tablespoon water
1/2 cup sifted powdered sugar


Combine first 4 ingredients in a large bowl, stirring until smooth.

Shape dough into 1" balls; roll in powdered sugar. Place balls 2" apart on lightly greased cookie sheets.

Bake at 375° for 10 minutes. Cool about 10 minutes on cookie sheets. Remove to wire racks to cool completely.

Created date

October 2003