Super Duper Chocolate Cookies

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Delicious chocolate cookies with a crackled coating of confectioners' sugar.

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Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
15 mins
Additional Time:
3 hrs
Total Time:
3 hrs 35 mins
Servings:
48
Yield:
4 dozen

Ingredients

  • 4 (1 ounce) squares unsweetened chocolate

  • ½ cup vegetable shortening

  • 2 cups white sugar

  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract

  • 4 eggs

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour

  • 2 teaspoons baking powder

  • teaspoon salt

  • ½ cup chopped walnuts

  • ¾ cup confectioners' sugar

Directions

  1. Melt the chocolate and shortening in a saucepan over low heat. Remove from heat and mix in sugar and vanilla. Beat in eggs 1 at a time. In a bowl, sift together flour, baking powder and salt. Stir in the chocolate mixture and nuts. Chill dough in the refrigerator 3 hours or overnight.

  2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease cookie sheets.

  3. Place confectioners' sugar in a bowl. Roll dough into 1 inch balls. Roll dough balls in confectioners' sugar to coat. Arrange 3 inches apart on the prepared cookie sheets.

  4. Bake 12 to 15 minutes in the preheated oven. The cookies will look soft when removed from the oven. Transfer to a wire rack to cool. Enjoy!

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

104 Calories
5g Fat
15g Carbs
2g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 48
Calories 104
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 5g 6%
Saturated Fat 2g 8%
Cholesterol 16mg 5%
Sodium 33mg 1%
Total Carbohydrate 15g 6%
Dietary Fiber 1g 2%
Total Sugars 10g
Protein 2g
Calcium 18mg 1%
Iron 1mg 4%
Potassium 37mg 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.

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