Rich & fudgy flavor, sugary & perfectly crunchy exterior and slightly chewy center! Filled with festive mini holiday M&M’s, these crackletops definitely deserve a place on your treat table!
In a large bowl combine flour and baking powder; set aside.
In 2-quart saucepan over medium heat melt together the butter and chocolate. Add sugar & stir until dissolved. Remove from heat.
Gradually stir in eggs and vanilla.
Stir in flour mixture until well blended.
Chill mixture 1 hour. Stir in M&M's chocolate holiday mini baking bits; return to refrigerator an additional hour.
Preheat oven to 350 F. Line cookie sheets with foil. Roll dough into 1-inch balls
Roll balls in additional granulated sugar.
Place about 2 inches apart onto prepared cooking sheets.
Bake 10-12 minutes. Do not over bake.
Remove from oven. At this point, you can dust cookies with one last addition of granulated sugar if desired. Cool completely on wire racks.
Enjoy! Store in lightly covered container.
Important Tips for making Holiday Chocolate Crackletops
Adapted from The Cookie Bible