HEAT oven to 350ºF. Coat baking sheets with no-stick cooking spray.
BEAT brown sugar, shortening, water and vanilla in large bowl with mixer on medium speed until well blended. Beat in eggs until blended.
STIR flour, cocoa, salt and baking soda in medium bowl until blended. Beat into shortening mixture on low speed just until blended. Stir in chocolate chips. Drop by rounded tablespoonful 2 inches apart onto prepared baking sheets.
BAKE 8 to 10 minutes or until cookies are set. Cool 2 minutes on baking sheet. Remove to wire rack to cool completely.
Other combinations of chips may be used, such as 1 C. chocolate chips and 1 C. white chocolate chips, or 1 C. peanut butter chips and 1 C. of chocolate chips, or 1 C. chopped nuts and 1 C. of chocolate chips.
Calories from Fat40g
Total Fat 4g
Saturated Fat 2g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
Monounsaturated Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 13g
Dietary Fiber 1g
Vitamin A 0%
Vitamin C 0%
Vitamin D 0%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet