Chocolate Sugar Cookies

When I saw this recipe, I immediately knew that I had to make them. They were called "brownie chocolate cookies" and I expected them to be soft and chewie. I suspect that I rolled them too thin because they weren't even remotely close to anything brownie-like, but they were really good. Especially the next day when all the flavours melded together and they became intensely chocolatey.

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recipe from smittenkitchen

  • All-purpose flour - 3 cups
  • Sal - 1/2 teaspoon
  • Baking powder - 1/2 teaspoon
  • Butter, room temperature - 2 sticks (1 cup)
  • Sugar - 1 1/2 cups
  • Eggs, large - 2
  • Vanilla extract - 1 teaspoon
  • Unsweetened cocoa - 2/3 cup

- Preheat the oven to 350F (180C).
- In a bowl, whisk flour, salt and baking powder.
- Using a mixer, in another bowl, mix together butter, sugar, eggs, vanilla and cocoa powder.
- Gradually add flour mixture to the butter mixture and mix until smooth.
- Wrap in plastic and chill for at least one hour.
- Roll out cookie dough on floured surface.
- Cut into desired shapes, brushing extra flour off the top.
- Bake on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper for 8 to 11 minutes  until edges are firm and centres are still slightly soft.
- Transfer to a wire rack to cool.

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Posted on May 2, 2008 and filed under Recipe.