This recipe comes from Betty Crocker's Cooky Book, first edition, 1963. I don't know why I haven't tried them earlier. They are gems of chocolate and powdered sugar! Delicious!
1/2 cup vegetable oil
4 squares or 4 ounces of unsweetened chocolate, melted
2 cups granulated sugar
2 tsp. vanilla
2 cups flour
2 tsp. baking powder
1/2 tsp. 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 degrees F. 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 minutes. Do not overbake! Makes about 6 dozen cookies.
Oh, in the above picture, the cream pitcher and sugar bowl are designed by Susan Branch, and they are sitting on a tray, also her design. On the Santa Claus plate are dried apricots that have been dipped in white and dark chocolate. I do not remember the source of the plate. The teapot is Noel by Salem. The cookie plate is one from Avon way back in the 1980's! It was a gift from a friend.
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