Chocolate Crackletops

2 c. flour
2 tsp. baking powder
2 c. granulated sugar
1/2 c. (1 stick) butter
4 sq. (1 oz.) unsweetened baking chocolate
4 lg. eggs
2 tsp. vanilla extract
1 3/4 c. M & M's chocolate mini baking bits
Additional granulated sugar

Combine flour and baking powder; set aside. In 2 quart saucepan over medium heat combine 2 cups sugar, butter and chocolate squares, stirring until butter and chocolate are melted; remove from heat. Gradually stir in eggs and vanilla. Stir in flour mixture until well blended. Chill mixture 1 hour. Preheat oven to 350. Line cookie sheets with foil. With sugar-dusted hands, roll dough into 1 inch balls; roll balls in sugar. Place about 2 inches apart on sheets. Bake 10 to 12 minutes. DO NOT OVEBAKE! Cool completely on wire racks. Store in tightly covered container.

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