Cookie, Chewy Chocolate

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Ethnicity
American  
Base Type
Other  
Course
Dessert  
Preparation Time
30-60 Minutes  
Difficulty
Intermediate  
Serving Size
Refresh / Double it
Comments
4 1/2 dozen  
Source
 
Source Description
 
Last Modified
2011-02-26  
User
Joyce McGuire



Ingredients
                
1 1/4 c
butter

2 c
sugar

2 ea
egg

2 t
vanilla extract

2 c
flour

3/4 c
cocoa powder

1 t
baking soda

1/2 t
salt

1 c
finely chopped nuts (optional)


Directions
Cream butter and sugar.  Add eggs and vanilla; blend well.  Combine flour, cocoa, baking soda, and salt.  Blend into creamed mixture.  Stir in nuts.  Drop by tsp onto ungreased cookie sheet.  Bake at 350 degrees for 8 - 9 minutes.  DO NOT OVERBAKE!  Cookies will be soft.  Cool on sheet until set, 1 minute.  Remove to wire rack to cool.