Chocolate Peanut Butter Ball Cookies
Heat oven to 350 degrees F. Place sheets of foil on counter top for cooling cookies. Combine chocolate chips and chocolate squares in a microwave-safe bowl. Microwave at half power, stir after 2 minutes. Repeat until smooth. Or use a double boilder on the stove. Cool slightly.
Combine sugar and 1⁄2 cup shortening in large bowl. Beat at medium speed with electric mixer until blended and crumbly. Beat in eggs, one at a time, then salt and vanilla. Reduce speed to low. Add chocolate slowly. Mix until well-blended. Stir in flour and baking soda with a spoon until well blended. Shape dough into 1 inch balls. Place 2 inches apart on ungreased baking sheets.
Bake at 350 for 8 to 10 minutes. DO NOT OVERBAKE. Cool completely on foil.
Place peanut butter chips in a heavy plastic bag. Seal and microwave at half power. Knead bag after 1 minute. Repeat until smooth. Cut a tiny bit off of one corner and squeeze out and drizzle over cookies.