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Chocolate Kringle Cookies

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"My mother always made these for Christmas. Now I bake them all year long. Our grandchildren always know I'll bring them when we visit. Now they are known as Grandma Frits Cookies in our family."

Ingredients

4 squares unsweetened baking chocolate
1/2 cup vegetable oil
2 cups sugar
4 eggs, beaten
2 teaspoons vanilla
2 cups flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
Powdered sugar

Instructions

Melt chocolate. Mix together oil, sugar and beaten eggs. Add melted chocolate and vanilla. Add flour, baking powder and salt. Chill at least 2 hours or overnight.

Form dough into walnut-size balls and roll in powdered sugar. Place on greased cookie sheet. Bake at 350 degrees for 10 to 12 minutes, depending on type of cookie sheet used.

Carol Frits
Port Byron




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