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chocolate sugar cookies

Helgacooks Nov 19, 2013 03:04 PM

I'd like to cook chocolate sugar cookies. Should I just add cocoa powder to the original recipe?

  1. greygarious Nov 19, 2013 03:33 PM

    No, you should find a chocolate cookie recipe that adds chocolate, in one or more forms, to a basic flour, butter, and sugar dough (may or may not include egg).

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    1. re: greygarious
      Helgacooks Nov 20, 2013 02:16 PM

      Thanks for clarification!

    2. 16crab Nov 19, 2013 05:29 PM

      These ones are very good. They only use cocoa powder but they're the best recipe I've found. http://smittenkitchen.com/blog/2008/0...

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      1. re: 16crab
        Helgacooks Nov 20, 2013 02:17 PM

        It looks very nice) Thanks, I'll try!

        1. re: 16crab
          magiesmom Nov 20, 2013 05:24 PM

          I am addicted to these

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          kitchengardengal Nov 20, 2013 04:41 PM

          These are dark deep chocolate cookies from twopeasandtheirpod.com. I make them with the mint chips, but you could use chocolate chips or leave them out entirely.


          You definitely need a glass of milk with these. They are delicious!

          1. chowser Nov 21, 2013 04:45 AM

            If you have a sugar cookie recipe that you love, you can replace some of the flour w/ cocoa. If the recipe asked for 2 1/4 c. sugar, I'd do a 1/4 cup replacement (add slightly more than 1/4 c cocoa, though).

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            1. re: chowser
              pine time Nov 21, 2013 05:01 AM

              I do this, too, but since that's not enough chocolate for my taste, I also add a bit of espresso powder, which seems to amp up the chocolateness.

            2. Cherylptw Nov 21, 2013 06:15 AM

              I like the cream cheese sugar cookie recipe on Allrecipes.com. There is a variation for chocolate cookies. These make nice soft sugar cookies and are delicious.

              1. Emme Nov 21, 2013 09:15 PM

                what's your recipe? you could try swapping out some of the flour for cocoa powder… like ¼ of flour (ideally by weight).

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