Chocolate Roll-Out Cookies
- 3/4 cup butter or margarine, softened
- 1 cup granulated sugar
- 2 eggs
- 1 teaspoon vanilla
- 3 squares (3 oz.) unsweetened chocolate, melted and cooled
- 3 cups all-purpose flour
- 1 teaspoon baking powder
Preheat oven to 375°F. In large mixing bowl, beat together butter and sugar with mixer until light and fluffy. Add eggs and vanilla; mix well. Blend in chocolate. Combine flour and baking powder; gradually add to butter mixture, beating until smooth. Cover and chill until firm, about 1 hour.
Roll dough approximately 1/8 in. thick. Dip cutters in flour, cut and transfer cookies to cookie sheet. Bake 8-10 minutes. Remove to rack and cool thoroughly.
Makes 2-2 1/2 dozen cookies.