You are here: Home » Recipes » Chocolate Drop Cookies Chocolate Drop Cookies Recipe by mhardman Yield 4 1/2 PrintEmail Ingredients 1/2 cup butter, softened1 cup packed brown sugar1 egg1 teaspoon vanilla extract2 ounces unsweetened chocolate, melted and cooled1 2/3 cups all-purpose flour1/2 teaspoon each baking soda and salt1/2 cup chopped walnuts2 cups confectioners' sugar1/4 cup baking cocoa1/4 cup butter, softened1/4 cup hot strong brewed coffee3/4 teaspoon vanilla extract Instructions In a large bowl, cream butter and brown sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in the egg, milk and vanilla. Beat in chocolate until blended. Combine the flour, baking soda and salt; gradually add to creamed mixture and mix well. Stir in walnuts. Drop by tablespoonfuls 2 inches apart onto greased baking sheets. Bake at 350 degrees for 8-10 minutes or until set. Cool on pans for 1 minute before removing to wire racks to cool completely. In a large bowl, beat frosting ingredients until smooth. Frost cookies.