Thursday, December 23, 2010

Chocolate Crackle Cookies

Cheryl has been baking things all week to take to St. Louis for Christmas. Sunday night she came over to our house to make some chocolate crackle cookies. It was a great time for Kinley and they turned out delicious!

Chocolate Crackle Cookies

1/4 cup butter
4 ounces unsweetened chocolate (4 squares)
2 cups flour
2 cups sugar
4 eggs
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup chopped walnuts or pecans
Powdered sugar for rolling

In a small saucepan, melt butter and chocolate over low heat, 8-10 minutes. Cool. In a large mixer bowl, combine melted chocolate mixture, 1 cup of the flour, sugar, eggs, baking powder, and salt. Beat at medium speed until well mixed. Stir in remaining flour and nuts. Cover and refrigerate until firm, at least 2 hours. Shape into small balls; roll in powdered sugar. Bake at 300 degrees for 12-15 minutes or until firm to the touch. Remove immediately.
Makes about 4 dozen.
making cookies
Picnik collage
Happy Baking!


Allison said...

I had some of these at a potluck the other night and I loved them! So glad to have the recipe now. That last pic of you and Kinley is so sweet! A framer for sure.

Honey said...

Kinley looks so happy baking cookies! Merry Christmas Eve! Love y'all.

kristen said...

im so sad i missed all of these posts!! merry chistmas! we love yall so much and love all of these chistmas posts!! love yall!!

Mindy Rives said...

I'm making these today! I only have semi-sweet chocolate square at home, so I'm hoping they won't turn out too sweet. I love these cookies so thanks for sharing the recipe! XO!