Chocolate Raisin Crinkles

Chocolate Raisin Crinkles

 


Raisins coated with chocolate -- just too good to be true.
INGREDIENTS
1/2 cup butter or margarine
1-2/3 cups sugar
2 pieces (1 ounce each) unsweetened chocolate, melted
1 tablespoon vanilla
2 cups flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/3 cup milk
1 cup California raisins, chopped
1/2 cup walnuts, chopped
Sifted powdered sugar
PROCEDURE
Cream butter and sugar together until fluffy. Add melted chocolate and vanilla; mix thoroughly. Sift flour, baking powder and salt; add to mixture alternately with milk. Add raisins and nuts. Chill several hours. Roll dough into 1-inch balls. Roll balls in powdered sugar. Place 2 inches apart on greased baking sheet. Bake at 350°F about 15 minutes; do not overbake. Allow to cool slightly before removing from pan.
Yields:42 cookies