Chocolate Sugar Cookies
Recipe Type: dessert
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Serves: 24
Brownie like chocolate sugar cookies
  • 3 cups (710 mL) all-purpose flour
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 cup (225 g) lightly salted butter, softened
  • 1½ (355 mL) cups sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ⅔ cup (160 mL) unsweetened cocoa
  1. Preheat oven at 350 degrees.
  2. Whisk flour, salt and baking powder in bowl and set aside.
  3. Mix butter, sugar, eggs, vanilla and cocoa in mixer until smooth, about 1 minute.
  4. Gradually add flour mixture, and mix until combined fully. Wrap in plastic and chill for at least one hour.
  5. Roll out cookie dough on floured counter. Cut into desired shapes.
  6. Bake on a parchment-lined baking sheet for 8 to 11 minutes (the former for ⅛-inch thick cookies, the latter for ¼-inch cookies) until the edges are firm and the centers are slightly soft and puffed.
  7. Transfer to a wire rack to cool.
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