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Chocolate Sugar Cookie Recipe
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Chocolate Sugar Cookie Recipe

Author Nicola Turner

Ingredients

Chocolate Cookies

  • 1 1/2 sticks butter
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 cup flour
  • 2 tablespoon cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder

Topping

  • 1 tablespoon cocoa powder
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 2 tablespoons boiling water (you may need some more)

Instructions

  • Preheat oven 170 degrees centigrade or 325 degrees farenheight
  • Combine the butter and sugar together in a stand mixer or by hand and mix until smooth and creamy
  • Sift the flour cocoa and baking soda into the butter and sugar mixture
  • Combine gently until completeely combind
  • Grease a flat baking sheet with some butter
  • Using a tespoon scoop a large blob of the mixture and roll it up in your hands then place on the baking sheet and press lightly to flatten down (make around 12 small cookies or 8 larger ones)
  • Cook for 10-12 minutes - the cookies will still be soft until cooled
  • Remove from the oven and set aside for 15 minutes to cool
  • In the meantime combine the ingredients for the iced topping
  • When the cookies are completely cooled spoon over the topping
  • As an optional extra cover with some sprinkles, food glitter, or fresh fruit for some extra color