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I am a baker and I love making wonderful gifts for the holidays. I give cookies to about everyone I know. Many look forward to getting these wonderful dishes each year.
Chocolate Crackle Cookies
(Adapted from The Betty Crocker Cookbook)
1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
1/2 cup canola oil
4 oz. bittersweet chocolate, melted
1 tsp. almond extract
1 3/4 cups all purpose flour
1 tsp. baking powder
1/4 tsp. salt
3/4 cup dark chocolate chips
1/2 cup powdered sugar
Stir together sugar and oil. Add in bittersweet chocolate until well blended. Mix in eggs and almond extract.
In small bowl, combine flour, baking powder and salt, mix dry ingredients into wet ingredients, stirring until well combined. Fold in chocolate chips.
Cover and refrigerate for at least 2 hours.
Heat oven to 350
line cookie sheets with parchment paper
Place powdered sugar in small bowl
Scoop out small teaspoon of dough, drop in sugar and roll until covered. Place on baking sheet. about 2-3 inches apart.
Bake for 9-11 minutes, until just set. Take out of oven and let rest on cookie sheet about 5 minutes. Take off, cool on wire rack or parchment paper. ENJOY!