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Fabulous Chocolate Cookies

Rated as 4.04 out of 5 Stars

"What is there to say, they are great cookies that stay soft and a have a smooth chocolaty taste."
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Ingredients

25 m servings 215
Original recipe yields 12 servings (12 large cookies)

Directions

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  1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
  2. In a large bowl, cream together the butter, shortening and brown sugar until smooth. Beat in the egg and vanilla. Combine the flour, baking soda, salt and cocoa; gradually stir into the creamed mixture. Drop by rounded spoonfuls onto ungreased cookie sheets.
  3. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes in the preheated oven. Allow cookies to cool on baking sheet for 5 minutes before removing to a wire rack to cool completely. When cookies are cool, dust with confectioners' sugar.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 215 calories; 11.5 26.2 2.4 29 195 Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

Soooo yummy. They were super easy to make and taste awesome. Not too sweet, with almost a fudgey texture. I plan on making these a lot. :)

Most helpful critical review

These weren't exactly fabulous cookies. They turned out a little crispy and were flatter than I anticipated. My husband said they were just ok.

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Soooo yummy. They were super easy to make and taste awesome. Not too sweet, with almost a fudgey texture. I plan on making these a lot. :)

very yummy! i altered the recipe a bit because i couldn't find one for chocolate flax meal cookies and they turned out great. I used all butter but cut it to 1/2 cup. reduced flower to 1 1/4 cu...

These weren't exactly fabulous cookies. They turned out a little crispy and were flatter than I anticipated. My husband said they were just ok.

My family loves these cookies - great recipe, thanks!

These turned out wonderful! I made them a bit smaller and came out with 20 cookies. I baked each batch for about 8 minutes. I ran out of confectioner's sugar, so I ended up rolling the balls ...

I'm sure I did something wrong. I can usually bake all sorts of yummy things, but these cookies turned out very flat, and didn't taste very good. They looked good when I puled them out of the ov...

I doubled the cocoa and was heavy on the powdered sugar, they were great. Love 'em

Excellent! Was looking for a chocolate fix and it definitely hit the spot. I did add an extra tablespoon of cocoa for a more chocolaty cookie. Will make again for sure but maybe will add some nu...

Okay but boring. Recommend increasing cocoa for a more chocolaty flavor, or adding cinnamon or anything really to give it more of a kick. I made this twice, and once I used all butter instead ...