Chocolate Butter Cookies

  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Total Time: 18 mins
  • Yield: 24cookies
  • Ingredients

  • 1/2 cupsugar
  • 3/4 cupbutter( softened)
  • 1egg yolk
  • 1teaspoonvanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 cupsall-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cupcocoa
  • Directions

  • Heat oven to 375 degrees.
  • Combine sugar, butter, egg, and extract.
  • Beat at medium speed until fluffy.
  • Gradually add flour and cocoa until well mixed.
  • Shape into rounded teaspoonfuls 1″ balls, cookie press, or indent in the middle.
  • Bake for 7-9 minutes.
  • Cool, then decorate with melted chocolate, cherry in center, or powdered sugar.
  • Reviews

  • “Oh wow…these are fantastic.Do not flatten them.I am making 2 more batches of these now!”

  • “I’m making some right now, I substituted peppermint extract in place of the vanilla, and added a layer of melted chocolate on top!”

  • “Delicious!”

  • “These are nice, I like the melt-in-the-mouth thing that made these cookies wonderful.”

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