1. heat oven to 375.
2. combine crisco, brown sugar, water, and vanilla in large bowl. Beat at medium speed of electric mixer until well blended. Beat eggs into creamed mixture.
3. Combine Pillsbury best all-purpose flour,cocoa, baking soda, and salt. Mix into creamed mixture at low speed just until blended. Stir in chocolate chips.
4. Drop by rounded measuring tablespoonsful 2 inches apart onto ungreased baking sheet.
5. Bake one baking sheet at a time a 375 for 7 to 9 minutes, or until cookies are set. DO NOT OVERBAKE. Cookies will appear soft and moist. COOL 2 minutes on baking sheet. REMOVE cookies to cooling rack.