Chocolate Sugar Cookies

Chocolate Sugar Cookies

These Chocolate Sugar Cookies are simple, yet delicious!  They’re rich, chewy, and perfect for satisfying a chocolate craving!

 

Chocolate Sugar Cookies

 

How to Make Chocolate Sugar Cookies

Chocolate Sugar Cookies

Chocolate Sugar Cookies

These Chocolate Sugar Cookies are simple, yet delicious!  They’re rich, chewy, and perfect for satisfying a chocolate craving!
Prep Time 25 mins
Cook Time 14 mins
Course Dessert, Snack
Cuisine American
Servings 16
Calories 278 kcal

Ingredients
 

  • cup granulated sugar
  • cups all-purpose flour
  • ¾ cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • ¼ teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup unsalted butter 2 sticks
  • cups brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 eggs

Instructions
 

  • Pour granulated sugar into a small bowl and set aside.
  • In a medium bowl, whisk together the flour, cocoa powder, baking soda, baking powder and salt, then set aside.
  • Melt butter in a small bowl (in the microwave).
  • In the bowl of an electric mixer, combine brown sugar and melted butter. Blend until well combined. Add eggs, one at a time and continue to blend. Add vanilla.
  • While mixing, slowly pour in bowl of dry ingredients and stir just until all ingredients are incorporated.
  • Using a 2 tablespoon cookie scoop, scoop dough into balls, then roll into the small bowl of granulated sugar. Press down the tops of the cookies a bit (with your hands, or the bottom of a glass). Sprinkle with additional sugar if desired.
  • Bake cookies on parchment paper lined (or Silpat lined) baking sheets (one baking sheet at a time) in a pre-heated 350°F oven.
  • Bake cookies for 12-14 minutes or until cracked and puffy. Remove cookies from oven, and allow to cool on baking sheet a few minutes before moving to a cooling rack.

Nutrition

Calories: 278kcalCarbohydrates: 41gProtein: 3gFat: 13gSaturated Fat: 8gCholesterol: 51mgSodium: 131mgPotassium: 119mgFiber: 2gSugar: 28gVitamin A: 384IUCalcium: 37mgIron: 1mg
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7 comments

  1. I love your blog. I can’t find where I can how to get on your list. Can you help me?

  2. Butter is a good place for any recipe to start!

  3. I love that you love chocolate as much as I love chocolate…I can always count on you for perfect chocolate recipes!! These sound wonderful!

  4. I’ve never heard of Chocolate Sugar Cookies before–I love it! They look great.

  5. I rarely make chocolate sugar cookies, but love sugar cookies in general! Can’t wait to try these! Pinning!

  6. Would this work for a roll out cookie?

  7. I’ve actually never made these. I’ll have to try them out! Love you!
    -Cecilia

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