Chocolate Snapper Cookies

1 3/4 cups all purpose flour
2 teaspoons baking soda
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon salt
3/4 cups shortening
1 cup sugar
1 egg
1/4 cup corn syrup
2 ounces unsweetened baking chocolate, melted

Preheat oven to 350°. Sift together flour, baking soda, cinnamon and salt. In a large bowl, cream together shortening and sugar. Add egg and beat until creamy. Stir in corn syrup and chocolate. Blend in sifted ingredients. Roll into balls about 1 tablespoon each. Roll balls in sugar and place on cookie sheet. Bake 15 minutes. Let cool 5 minutes and trasfer to wire rack to cool completely.