Sunday, February 5, 2012

Soft Chocolate Cookies


1/2 cup butter or margarine, softened
3/4 cup  sugar
1 eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/2 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 cup whole wheat pastry flour
1/3 cup baking cocoa
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt

Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees.

In a mixing bowl, cream butter and sugar. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Beat in vanilla. 

Combine the flour, cocoa, baking soda and salt; gradually add to creamed mixture. 

Cover and refrigerate for 1 hour or until easy to handle. Roll into 1-in. balls. 

Place 2 in. apart on ungreased baking sheets. Flatten with a fork if desired. 

Bake for 8-10 minutes or until the edges are firm. 

Remove to wire racks.

Adapted from this recipe from