Chocolate Crinkle Cookies
INGREDIENTS
  • Cooking Time: 20 minutes
  • Servings: 4 dozen
  • Preparation Time: 20 minutes
  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 1 2/3 cup sugar
  • 2 t vanilla
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 one-ounce squares unsweetened chocolate melted
  • 2 cups flour
  • 2 t baking powder
  • 1/2 t salt
  • 1/3 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts
DIRECTIONS
  1. Cream shortening, sugar and vanilla.
  2. Beat in eggs, then melted chocolate
  3. Sift flour, baking powder, salt
  4. Add milk. Stir well.
  5. Add walnuts
  6. Chill dough.
  7. Form one-inch balls.
  8. Roll in powdered sugar.
  9. Place baking sheets lined with Reynolds Parchment Paper, two-three inches apart
  10. Bake at 350 degrees for 15-20 minutes (we like them crisp)
  11. Cool slightly. Remove from pan.
RECIPE BACKSTORY
One of my favorite cookies. Easy, pretty and delicious. You can skip the walnuts if you need to.