Chocolate Nut Stacks
 
1/2 cup brown sugar, packed

1/4 cup butter

1 egg

1/2 tsp vanilla

2 oz. unsweetened chocolate, melted

1/2 cup flour

1/2 tsp salt

1/4 tsp baking powder

1 cup walnuts or pecans, finely chopped

whipped cream filling

8 maraschino cherries


Cream together butter, sugar, egg, vanilla. Stir in chocolate. Combine flour, salt, baking powder, nuts. Blend into chocolate mixture. Drop by tablespoonfuls on greased cookie sheet. Bake at 350 degrees 10 minutes.  Cool on rack.

(makes 24) Whip 1 cup whipping cream, 1/2 tsp vanilla. Alternate layers of cookies and whipped cream. Top with cherry. (8 servings)