1/2 cup vegetable oil
4 oz unsweetened baking chocolate, melted, cooled
2 cups granulated sugar
2 teaspoons vanilla
2 cups all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup confectioners powdered sugar
In large bowl, mix oil, chocolate, granulated sugar and vanilla.
Stir in eggs, one at a time.
Stir in flour, baking powder and salt.
Cover; refrigerate at least 3 hours.
Heat oven to 350°F. Grease cookie sheet with shortening or cooking spray.
With a spoon, scoop out about a tablespoon of dough. Roll around in your hands to shape into balls. Drop dough balls into powdered sugar. Roll around to coat with the confectioners sugar. Place about 2 inches apart on cookie sheets.
Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until almost no imprint remains when touched lightly in center. Immediately remove from cookie sheets to cooling racks.