Chocolate Crackles #2
butter or margarine
unsweetened chocolate pre-melted or solid
all purpose flour
chopped nuts (opt.)
In mixing bowl, combine butter and chocolate. Microwave at 50% (Medium) 1
to 4 minutes, or until melted; blend well. Beat in granulated sugar,
eggs, baking powder, vanilla and salt. Stir in flour and nuts.
Refrigerate overnight or at least 8 hours.
Shape dough into 1" balls. Roll in confectioners' sugar. Place 6 to 8
balls in large ring on wax paper on baking sheet, dinner plate, pie plate
or paper plate. Place 1 in center. Microwave at 50% (Medium) 1 1/2 to 3
minutes, or just until surface is dry, rotating 1/4 turn every 30 seconds.
Remove wax paper with cookies on it to countertop; cool. Yield: about 4