Chocolate Crinkles

 

1/2
cup vegetable oil
4
1-ounce squares unsweetened chocolate, melted
2
cups granulated sugar
4
eggs
2
teaspoons vanilla
2
cups flour
2
teaspoons baking powder
1/2
teaspoon salt
1
cup confectioners' sugar

 

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

 

Heat oven to 350°.  Drop teaspoonfuls of dough into confectioners' sugar.  Roll in sugar; shape into balls.  Place about 2" apart on greased baking sheet.  Bake 10 to 12 min.  Do not overbake! 

 

Makes about 6 doz. cookies.

 

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