Tuesday, December 21, 2010

Grammy's Chocolate Cookies

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For the dark chocolate lovers or for people like me, who leave everything to the last minute. I baked these cookies last night to bring to Cami's school today for some of the teachers . They were so easy to make, no rolling or cutting involve.They were also yummy, of course, they come from the fabulous  Cookie Bible Martha Stewart Cookie Book.
 
 
Grammy's Chocolate Cookies
Martha Stewart's Cookie Book
Makes about 3 dozen

 
INGREDIENTS
  • 2 cups plus 2 tables spoons of all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup unsweetened Dutch cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 sticks plus 4 tablespoons unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
  • Sanding Sugar for rolling

 

 DIRECTIONS
 

.Sift together flour, cocoa powder, baking soda, and salt. Set aside.

.In the bowl of an electric mixer fitted with the paddle attachment, beat butter and sugar on medium speed until light and fluffy, about 2 minutes. Add vanilla and eggs and mix to combine. Reduce speed to low, and gradually add dry ingredients,beat to combine. Cover bowl with plastic wrap, and chill until dough is firm, about 1 hour.

.Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Line baking sheets with parchment paper. Roll dough into 1 1/4 inch balls. Roll each ball into sanding sugar. Place on baking sheets about 1 1/2 inches apart. Bake until set, about 10 minutes. Cool on baking sheets for 5 minutes before transferring to a wire rack to cool completely.
Wrap them in a pretty box or clear plastic bag, tie them with a ribbon... and you will be loved forever.


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 WISHING YOU THE HAPPIEST OF HOLIDAY SEASON MY DEAR BLOGGER FRIENDS
 
 MERRY CHRISTMAS

 

 

12 comments:

ButterYum said...

I've been making this recipe for years - they are our all-time favorite! Did you know this recipe won Martha's 1st Cookie Contest? It did! No, it wasn't my recipe :(.

:)
ButterYum

Sue said...

They do look good! Love the ribbon too:)

Mari said...

They look yummy! and yes the no rolling out or cutting makes it so stress free. I sure they were delicious, I wish I was near by to get my share:)

Happy holidays and blessings!

Hil said...

Oooh! I can't wait to try these! Thanks for sharing the recipe.

cake said...

Love the way you packed them!
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♥The Sweet Life♥ (Alessandra) said...

This look delicious!

vanillabeanbaker said...

The cookies look very tempting and your packaging is perfect!

Daydreamer Desserts said...

Que delicia, se ven riquisimas las galletas. Todos los maestros de Cami seguro le daran muy buenas notas. ;) Felices Pasquas! XO

Avanika [YumsiliciousBakes] said...

These cookies look delicious. Easy, rustic, and amazing :)

La casita said...

Look delicious and yummmy!! I love the ribbon.

faithy, the baker said...

Looks delicious! I have to try it too and i love how you package them! those lucky teachers!

Barbara Bakes said...

I love Martha's cookie book too! I'll have to bake a batch of these soon!

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