Super Duper Chocolate Cookies
Delectable chocolate cookies with a crackly confectioners’ sugar coating.
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.
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
Grease cookie sheets.
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.
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.