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Chocolate Crinkles

That is what chocolate heaven looks like.

My grandmother used to make these cookies at the holidays, winter ones. I would eat them till I was literally sick to my stomach.

The best way to describe them if you have never had them is brownie meets cookie in a powered sugar explosion!

They are best when they are warm because they melt in your mouth! Oh, heaven you taste so wonderful!

Of, course I am not giving you my grandmother’s recipe but I’ll give you a close one.

I never use nuts so mine are made nutless. See, you thought squirrels liked nuts. WRONG!

Every time I make these cookies I sing this song:

Chocolate cookie, chocolate cookie, chocolate cookie, yum, yum, yum.

Chocolate cookie, chocolate cookie, chocolate cookie, yum, yum, yum.

An Oreo, a Chocolate Oreo. I love eat the center of a chocolate Oreo.

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 4 (1 ounce) squares unsweetened chocolate
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups white sugar
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3 eggs
  • 1/3 cup confectioners’ sugar for decoration

Directions:

  • Melt butter and chocolate either in a microwave or over low heat on the stove.
  • Allow to cool slightly.
  • Stir in remaining ingredients, except powdered sugar.
  • Mix well.
  • Cover dough and chill for 30 minutes.
  • Preheat oven to 300° F (150 degrees C).
  • Shape dough into 1 inch balls.
  • Roll in powdered sugar to coat heavily.
  • Place 2 inches apart on an ungreased cookie sheet.
  • Bake for 15 to 18 minutes or until edges are set.
  • Remove from cookie sheet and cool on rack.

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