Basic Chocolate Butter Cookies

Saturday, May 27, 2006

Light,crispy,flaky-the feeling is unforgettable.who can resist the temptation of Chocolate cookies?A chocolate chip cookie is a type of cookie that kids love.There is a great deal of variation between chocolate chip cookies.Since I ran out of Chocolate chips in my kitchen,so today I bake a simple Chocolate cookies for the kids with just adding the cocoa powder,butter,flour and icing sugar.It's simple yet delicious.!Recipe

1 1/4 cup cup Icing sugar
3/4 cup Butter, softened
1 egg
1 tsp Vanilla extract
2 cups all-purpose flour
1/4 cup Cocoa powder
1/2 tsp salt

1)Combine sugar and butter in large bowl.Beat at medium speed until creamy.
2)Add egg and vanilla extract and continue beating until well mixed.
3)Reduce speed to low,gradually adding flour,cocoa powder and salt(sifted)and scraping bowl and beat until well mixed.
4)Wrap each the cookie dough in plastic food wrap and refrigerate until firm for at least 2 hours.
5)Heat oven to 360°F.Shape dough one-third at a time(keep remaining dough refrigerated), into 1-inch balls.
6)Form balls into desired shapes .Place 1 inch apart onto ungreased cookie sheets.
7)Bake for 7 to 9 minutes or until set.Cool completely. Decorate as desired.

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