Chocolate Sugar Cookies

3 Squares Unsweetened baking chocolate
1 cup Butter or margarine
1 cup Sugar
1 Egg
1 tsp Vanilla extract
2 cups Allpurpose flour
1 tsp Baking soda
1/4 tsp Salt
Additional sugar

Melt chocolate and butter in double boiler, stirring untli chocolate is melted and mixture is completely smooth. Stir 1 cup of sugar into the melted chocolate mixture, stirring until well blended. Stir in the egg and vanilla extract until well blended. Mix in the flour, baking soda and salt. Refrigerate dough for about 1/2 hour. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Shape the dough into 1 inch balls. Roll balls in the additional sugar. Place balls about 2 inches apart onto ungreased baking sheets. For crispier, flatter cookies, flatten dough balls with the bottom of a glass before baking. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes or until cookies are set. Remove from cookie sheets and allow to cool on wire racks.

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