How to Make Snow-Capped Fudge Cookies
1.Melt the chocolate in a microwave set on 50% power or in a heavy saucepan set over low heat. Let it cool.Preheat oven to 375 °F (190 °C).
2.In a large mixing bowl, combine 1 1/2 cups (375 mL) sugar, canola oil, milk, vanilla and melted chocolate.
3.In a small mixing bowl, set aside one egg white. Add yolk and remaining eggs to chocolate mixture. Beat well.
4.Sift together flour and baking powder and add to chocolate mixture. Mix well.
5.Cover and chill for 1 hour, or until dough is easy to handle.
6.Clean beaters and beat reserved egg white with electric mixer set on medium speed, until soft peaks form.
7.Gradually add 2 Tbsp (30 mL) sugar, beating on high speed until stiff peaks form. Fold in coconut.
8.Shape dough into 1inch (2.5cm) balls. Place 2 inches (5 cm) apart on cookie sheet. Flatten slightly with your fingers.
9.Top each flattened ball of dough with 1/2 tsp (2 mL) of coconut mixture.
10.Bake for 10-12 minutes or until tops are lightly browned. Remove and cool on wire rack.