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Chocolate Cookies

Course: Desserts
Cuisine: International
Servings: 12 large cookies.
Author: Felix (Simply Trini Cooking)

Ingredients

  • ½ cup granulated sugar
  • ½ cup brown sugar
  • ½ cup chocolate powder
  • ½ cup butter softened
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • tsp salt
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 ½ cups all-purpose flour sifted
  • 1 ½ tsp. vanilla essence
  • ¼ c chopped nuts almonds, hazel, or pecan or chocolate pieces
  • ½ c chocolate sprinkles or chocolate kisses Hershey’s

Instructions

  • Mix together the brown sugar, granulated sugar and chocolate powder. Mix and set aside.
  • Sift the salt, cinnamon, baking soda and flour together. Mix and set aside.
  • Cream the sugars, chocolate, and butter together.
  • Add the vanilla to the egg and beat together.
  • Blend the egg into the creamed mixture.
  • Then stir in the flour mixture.
  • Mix until a smooth dough is formed.
  • Note: If you’re adding the nuts add it at this step
  • Separate dough into small balls. Place in greased trays.
  • These will make large cookies, about 4 inches in diameter.
  • Place the chocolate cookies about 2 ½ inches apart.
  • Note: To maintain uniformity we measured about 2 tbsp of cookie dough for each cookie.
  • Flatten slightly with the palm of your hand.
  • Sprinkle chocolate sprinkles or place a chocolate kiss in the center of each cookie.
  • Bake in a preheated oven at 325 degrees F (160 degree C) for 15 minutes.