Chocolate Peppermint Tea Cookies

Chocolate Peppermint Tea Cookies
1 cup shortening (or half butter)
1 cup sugar
1 egg, beaten
2 squares chocolate, melted
1/2 tsp. peppermint extract
1/2 cup milk
2 cups flour
2 tsp. baking powder
1/2 tsp. salt
Cream shortening and sugar. Add egg, chocolate, peppermint and
milk. Add sifted dry ingredients. Mix well. Drop from teaspoon
onto greased cookie sheet. Flatten out with glass dipped in sugar.
Bake at 400 degrees for 8 - 10 minutes.