Chocolate Crinkles III

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Chocolate cookies rolled in confectioner's sugar. We have called these 'Ahortas' after a 'being' in the original Star Trek series -- can you tell how long I have been making these?!

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Servings:
36
Yield:
6 dozen

Ingredients

  • ½ cup vegetable oil

  • 4 (1 ounce) squares unsweetened chocolate, melted

  • 2 cups white sugar

  • 4 eggs

  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour

  • 2 teaspoons baking powder

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • 1 cup confectioners' sugar

Directions

  1. Mix oil, chocolate, and granulated sugar.

  2. Blend in one egg at a time until well mixed. Add vanilla.

  3. Stir flour, baking powder and salt into oil mixture.

  4. Chill several hours or overnight.

  5. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (180 degrees C).

  6. Drop by teaspoonfuls into confectioners' sugar.

  7. Roll in sugar; shape into balls and place about 2 inches apart on greased baking sheet. Bake 10 to 12 minutes (do not overbake). NOTE: If you use self-rising flour, omit the baking powder and salt.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

133 Calories
5g Fat
21g Carbs
2g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 36
Calories 133
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 5g 7%
Saturated Fat 2g 8%
Cholesterol 21mg 7%
Sodium 68mg 3%
Total Carbohydrate 21g 8%
Dietary Fiber 1g 3%
Total Sugars 15g
Protein 2g
Calcium 22mg 2%
Iron 1mg 6%
Potassium 41mg 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.