Another holiday favorite from the Betty Crocker Cooky Book. These will need overnight chilling.
~~~CHOCOLATE CRINKLE COOKIES~~~
1/2 C vegetable oil
4 oz. unsweetened chocolate, melted
2 C sugar
2 tsp. vanilla
2 C plain flour
2 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp salt
1 C powdered/icing sugar
Mix oil, chocolate and sugar. Blend in one egg at a time until well mixed. Add vanilla.
Stir in flour, baking powder and salt into chocolate mixture.
Chill several hours or overnight.
Heat oven to 350f/180c.
Drop teaspoonfuls of dough into powdered sugar and roll around; shape into balls.
Place about 2 inches apart on greased baking sheet.
Bake 10-12 minutes. DO NOT OVERBAKE!
Remove to rack to cool.
Makes about 6 dozen cookies