These cookies always make me think of the holidays.
They are super chocolatey and rich.
This recipe makes 60 cookies so be sure to share with your family and friends.
Best served with a cold glass of milk.
From: Better Homes & Gardens Dec. Issue
Makes 60 cookies
4 ounces unsweetened chocolate
1/2 cup shortening
2 cups sugar
2 tsp baking powder
2 tsp vanilla
1/4 tsp salt
2 cups flour
2/3 cup powdered sugar
1. In a small saucepan combine chocolate and shortening. Heat and stir over low heat until melted and smooth. Cool for 15 minutes.
2. In a large bowl, combine eggs, sugar, baking powder, vanilla and salt. Stir in chocolate mixture. Gradually add flour, stirring until thoroughly until combined. Cover dough; chill for 2 hours.
3. Preheat oven to 375 F. Shape dough into 1-inch balls. Roll balls into powdered sugar to coat generously. Place balls 2 inches apart on a cookie sheet.
4. Bake about 10 minutes or until edges are set. Enjoy!
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