Tuesday, December 8, 2009

Grammy's Chocolate Cookies

Grammy's Chocolate Cookies

Makes approximately 5 dozen.

Cookie #8 of The Little Lady's "12 Days of Christmas Cookies."
Adapted from Martha Stewart Living

2 c. plus 2 T. all-purpose flour
3/4 c. unsweetened Dutch-process cocoa powder
1 t. baking soda
1/2 t. salt
2 c. sugar
2-1/2 sticks unsalted butter, softened
2 large eggs
2 t. vanilla extract

Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
Sift together flour, cocoa powder, baking soda, and salt in a bowl.

In a mixing bowl, beat sugar and butter until light and fluffy. Add eggs and vanilla, and beat to combine. Reduce speed to low and gradually add flour mixture; beat to combine.

Drop dough onto baking sheets (about 2 T. each in size) and bake 9-10 minutes. Cool on wire racks.

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