Soft Chocolate Cookies
Total TimePrep: 20 min. + chilling Bake: 10 min./batch
- 1 cup butter, softened
- 1-1/2 cups sugar
- 2 large eggs, room temperature
- 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
- 2 cups all-purpose flour
- 2/3 cup baking cocoa
- 3/4 teaspoon baking soda
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- Confectioners' sugar
- In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Beat in vanilla. Combine the flour, cocoa, baking soda and salt; gradually add to creamed mixture and mix well. Cover and refrigerate for 1 hour or until easy to handle.
- Roll into 1-in. balls. Place 2 in. apart on ungreased baking sheets. Flatten with a fork if desired. Bake at 350° for 8-10 minutes or until the edges are firm. Remove to wire racks. Dust warm cookies with confectioners' sugar.
Nutrition Facts2 each: 121 calories, 6g fat (4g saturated fat), 28mg cholesterol, 124mg sodium, 16g carbohydrate (9g sugars, 1g fiber), 2g protein.
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Jun 9, 2018
This recipe is amazing! I made it for a party. All I'd recommend is to press down the balls of dough to get a nice cookie shape. I am adding this to my 'recommended' list.
Nov 18, 2017
I love this recipe because it is easy to make and easy to 'halve' (for those times when you don't need 5 doz). I think that the recipe should say 'allow to cool on cookie sheet for 2 minutes before transferring to wire rack'. Otherwise, this recipe is perfect!
Sep 17, 2014
Wonderfully soft and flavorful. Tastes like a brownie, only in cookie form!
Oct 23, 2013
easy to make, very soft, and very good flavor
Jul 19, 2013
These cookies are amazing, I make them and even my chocolate hating father loves them.
Jul 12, 2013
Can't find anything negative to say about these. They are not overly sweet which from looking at the ingredients I wouldn't have guessed. The vanilla is a little prominant but I think it works.
Dec 12, 2012
add sugar. the directions dont tell you to. oops