2000s Recipes + Menus

Dark Chocolate Cookies

Makesabout 36 cookies
  • Active time:20 min
  • Start to finish:1 hr
February 2003
  • 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 sticks (3/4 cup) unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • Preheat oven to 375ºF.
  • Whisk together flour, cocoa, baking soda, and salt in a medium bowl.
  • Beat together butter and sugar with an electric mixer until pale and fluffy, then beat in eggs and vanilla until combined. Add flour mixture and mix just until combined.
  • Drop level tablespoons of dough about 2 inches apart onto ungreased baking sheets and bake in batches in middle of oven until puffed and set, about 12 minutes. Transfer cookies to a rack to cool.
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