chocolate crinkle cookies

★★★★★ 2 Reviews
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By Candace Lemings
from Port Hudson, LA

This is one of the recipes my mother used while teaching fractions.

★★★★★ 2 Reviews
serves ~ 8 to 10
prep time 3 Hr 20 Min
cook time 15 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For chocolate crinkle cookies

  • 1/2 c
    shortening
  • 1 2/3 c
    sugar
  • 2 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 2
    eggs
  • 2 oz
    unsweet chocolate, melted (or 6 tbsp cocoa + 2 tbsp veg. oil)
  • 2 c
    flour
  • 2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 1/2 c
    milk
  • sm
    bowl of confectioners' sugar

How To Make chocolate crinkle cookies

  • 1
    Thoroughly cream shortening, sugar and vanilla.
  • 2
    Add eggs and chocolate.
  • 3
    Stir together flour, baking powder and salt; add to mix alternately with milk.
  • 4
    Chill about 3 hours (or over night).
  • 5
    Form balls and roll in confectioners' sugar.
  • 6
    Place on greased cookie sheet and bake at 350 degrees for about 15 minutes.
  • 7
    Cool slightly then remove from pan to finish cooling.
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