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Chocolate Sugar Cookies

Cookies and the holidays just seem to go hand in hand! These Chocolate Sugar Cookies are simple, yet flavorful and are sure to become a family favorite. Choose good quality cocoa and real Challenge Butter, and you’ll have chewy, flavorful cookies perfect for sharing with family and friends all year round!

Cherry Chocolate Chip Cookies

Ingredients

  • ⅓ cup granulated sugar
  • 1¾ cups all-purpose flour
  • ¾ cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • ¼ teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup (2 sticks) Challenge Unsalted Butter
  • 1¾ cups brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 eggs

Directions

  • 1
    Pour granulated sugar into a small bowl and set aside.
  • 2
    In a medium bowl, whisk together the flour, cocoa powder, baking soda, baking powder and salt, then set aside.
  • 3
    Melt butter in a small bowl (in the microwave).
  • 4
    In the bowl of an electric mixer, combine brown sugar and melted butter. Blend until well combined. Add eggs, one at a time and continue to blend. Add vanilla.
  • 5
    While mixing, slowly pour in bowl of dry ingredients and stir just until all ingredients are incorporated.
  • 6
    Using a 2 tablespoon cookie scoop, scoop dough into balls, then roll into the small bowl of granulated sugar. Press down the tops of the cookies a bit (with your hands, or the bottom of a glass). Sprinkle with additional sugar if desired.
  • 7
    Bake cookies on parchment paper lined (or Silpat lined) baking sheets (one baking sheet at a time) in a pre-heated 350°F oven.
  • 8
    Bake cookies for 12-14 minutes or until cracked and puffy. Remove cookies from oven, and allow to cool on baking sheet a few minutes before moving to a cooling rack.

Recipe By

Glorious Treats

Glory Albin is a wife, mother, and also a few other things... a baker, crafter, photographer, floral designer, and an obsessive party planner. She loves color, design, and sweets... and really loves bringing all three of those things together! Visit her blog at glorioustreats.com