Chocolate Crinkles


Source: Betty Crocker Cookie Book and Jesse Coull and David Pistrang

1/2 cup vegetable oil
4 squares (4 oz) unsweetened chocolate, melted
2 cups granulated sugar
4 eggs
2 tsp. vanilla
2 cups white flour
2 tsp. baking powder
1/2 tsp. salt
1 cup confectioner's sugar

Mix oil, chocolate and granulated sugar. Blend in 1 egg at a time until well mixed. Add vanilla. Add flour, baking powder and salt into oil mixture. Chill several hours or overnight.

Heat oven to 350.
Drop teaspoonfuls of dough into confectioner's sugar. Roll in sugar, shape into balls. Place about 2 inches apart on greased baking sheet. Bake 10-12 minutes. Do NOT overbake - cookies will be soft.

Makes about 6 dozen cookies.