PIXIES (Chocolate Cookies)  

1/2 cup shortening (ex. Crisco)
1 2/3 cups sugar
2 eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla
6 Tablespoons cocoa
2 Tablespoons shortening melted

2 cups flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/3 cup milk

Mix cocoa with 2 Tablespoons melted shortening to make chocolate mixture.
Cream shortening, sugar and eggs well. Add vanilla & chocolate mixture. Sift dry ingredients and add to the dough alternately with milk. Chill dough well. Form into 1 inch balls and roll in sifted powdered sugar. Place on lightly greased baking sheet. Bake in preheated 350 degree oven for 10 – 13 minutes.