Soft Chocolate Cookies

Makes 3-4 dozen


1 cup butter or margarine, softened

1 1/2 cups granulated sugar

2 eggs

2 teaspoons vanilla extract

2 cups all-purpose flour

2/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder

3/4 teaspoon baking soda

1/2 teaspoon salt

confectioners’ sugar

With an electric mixer, cream the butter and granulated sugar.

Add the eggs one at a time, then the vanilla.

In another bowl, whisk together the flour, cocoa, baking soda, and salt.

Gradually add this to the creamed mixture.

Cover and refrigerate for 1 hour.

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.

Roll the dough into 1 inch balls and place 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheets.

Flatten slightly and bake for 8-10 minutes, or until the edges of the cookies are firm.

Remove to a wire rack.

Dust warm cookies with confectioners’ sugar.

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