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January 12, 2015

Chocolate Sugar Cookies

Chocolate sugar cookies Typically, I am not a huge fan of sugar cookies. I love me some baked goods, but I like my sugar hidden- not noticeably there in texture. However, these cookies from Handmade Charlotte looked too good to pass up when they popped up in my Pinterest feed! Evie and I made them yesterday when we were expecting company. I mean… I made them, and she ate a spoonful of sugar. Literally. I had my head down focused on the batter and my pampered chef cookies scoops, and she said “Ohhhh, Mama. It’s lish-ous- translation “delicious”. She was literally eating sugar by the 1/4 tsp! Needless to say, I decided letting her play with the bag of sugar was probably not my best idea!
I followed the recipe to a tee, which is pretty atypical for me. The only thing I noticed was that my cookies were much lighter in color than the original recipe shows. I had assumed they were “dark” chocolate sugar cookies based on the color. I think next time I make them I’ll pick up some dark cocoa powder and see how they turn out! Chocolate Sugar Cookies

Chocolate Sugar Cookies


  • 2 c. all-purpose flour
  • ¾ c.cocoa powder
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • ¾ tsp. salt
  • 2 ½ sticks unsalted butter at room temperature
  • 2 c. sugar, plus more for rolling (1/2 cup)
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tsp. vanilla



1) Preheat the oven to 350 degrees and set out baking sheets lined with parchment paper or silpat mats.
2) Combine flour, cocoa powder, baking soda and salt in a medium bowl.
3) Cream the butter and sugar until fluffy, about 3-5 minutes. Add eggs and vanilla, beat to combine.
4) Using a medium cookie scoop, or rolling about 1″ balls, roll each cookie in set-aside sugar to cover.
5) Place cookies on prepared sheet and cook for 11-13 minutes or until the edges have set and centers are puffed and crackled. Chocolate Sugar Cookies Enjoy! Chrissy

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