Melodee Frye's

Cookie Recipes

Chocolate Crinkles

2 cups plus 2 tblsp. flour
2 tsp. baking powder
1/2 tsp. salt
1/2 cup butter, softened
1 3/4 cup granulated sugar

3 large eggs
1 tsp. vanilla
4 oz. melted unsweetened chocolate
1/2 cup powdered sugar

Mix flour, baking powder and salt and set aside. In a large bowl, beat butter and granulated sugar with electric mixer until fluffy. Beat in eggs, one at a time until mixture is pale yellow then add vanilla and chocolate until blended. Gradually add flour mixture, mixing just to blend. Chill one hour or more.

 Heat oven to 350 (mod.). Roll dough into balls and then in powdered sugar. Place about 2 inches apart on cookie sheet lined with parchment paper. Bake 10 to 12 minutes. Do not over bake! Makes about 6 dozen cookies.

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