Baked for the 2010 Serious Eats Cookie Swap
"When I was home for Thanksgiving, I copied down a bunch of my mom's cookie recipes. These are one of my sister's favorites." —Rachel Heise Bolten, SE intern
- Yield:Yields about six dozen
- 2 cups sugar
- 1/2 cup vegetable oil
- 4 ounces melted unsweetened chocolate (cool)
- 2 teaspoons vanilla
- 4 eggs
- 2 cups all purpose flour
- 2 teaspoons baking powder
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1 cup powdered sugar
Mix sugar, oil, chocolate, and vanilla. Mix in eggs, one at a time. Stir in flour, baking powder, and salt.
Cover and refrigerate at least three hours.
Heat oven to 350°F.
Drop dough by teaspoonfuls into powdered sugar; roll around to coat. Shape into balls. Place on greased cookie sheets, about two inches apart.
Bake until almost no indentation remains when touched (10 to 12 minutes).