Classic Chocolate Crinkle Cookies

Classic Chocolate Crinkle Cookies
Recipe type: Cookie
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Serves: 60
  • 4 oz unsweetened chocolate
  • ½ cup shortening
  • 3 eggs
  • 2 cups white sugar
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 2 tsp vanilla
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • ⅔ cup powdered sugar
  1. Melt unsweetened chocolate and shortening together in microwave for 1 minute. Stir until fully melted. Set aside.
  2. Combine eggs, sugar, baking powder, vanilla and salt in a large bowl.
  3. Add chocolate mixture and stir together.
  4. Gradually add flour, stirring well after each addition.
  5. Cover and chill for 2 or until dough is easy to handle.
  6. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F
  7. Place ⅔ cup powdered sugar in bowl or bag.
  8. Shape chilled dough into 1" balls and roll in powdered sugar.
  9. Place 2" apart on cookie sheet and bake for 10-15 minutes.
  10. Cool for 1 minute on sheet and transfer to wire racks.

You can also add about 1/2 cup of chocolate chips to this recipe for that extra chocolate kick.

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