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Snowcapped Chocolate Cookies Recipe

If you like chocolate, you'll love these kiss-shaped, crinkled cookies. They get their "snowcapped" look from a coating of confectioners' sugar.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. + chilling Bake: 10 min./batch YIELD:84 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 4 ounces unsweetened chocolate, melted
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup confectioners' sugar

Directions

  • 1. In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Beat in chocolate and vanilla. Combine the flour, baking powder and salt; gradually add to creamed mixture and mix well. Cover and refrigerate for 3 hours or until easy to handle.
  • 2. Place confectioners' sugar in a shallow bowl; drop dough by rounded teaspoonfuls into sugar. Coat with sugar and form into teardrop shapes. Place 2 in. apart on greased baking sheets. Bake at 350° for 8-10 minutes or until set. Remove to wire racks. Yield: about 7 dozen.