Chewy Chocolate Sugar Cookies Recipe
Photo source: Grandmother's Kitchen
A Sweet and yummy recipe for chewy chocolate sugar cookies. These are a great little treat.
¾ cup unsalted butter at room temperature
½ cup Dutch-processed cocoa
2 Tablespoons mild molasses
1 ½ cups all purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
½ teaspoons salt
1 cup granulated sugar, plus ¼ cup for rolling
1 large egg
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 cup milk chocolate, melted
Preheat oven to 350˚F.
Have ready a large baking sheet.
Melt 4 tablespoons butter in the top of a double boiler.
Whisk cocoa and molasses into the melted butter.
In a separate bowl, mix together flour, baking soda, and salt.
Using an electric mixer with paddle attachment,beat 8 tablespoons butter with 1 cup sugar on medium-high speed until light and fluffy.
Add cocoa mixture and beat until combined.
Add egg and vanilla and beat until incorporated. Slowly add flour mixture and beat on low speed until combined.
Take dough by the tablespoon and roll into balls. Roll the dough balls in sugar to coat and place the dough balls1 ½ inches apart on a baking sheet.
Bake cookies one sheet at a time for approximately 12-14 minutes until cookies have puffed/cracked and centers are just set. Cool on sheets for five minutes and then transfer to wire rack, lightly press the centers down with a smallmeasuring spoon.
On the stovetop, put the milk chocolate in the top of adouble boiler and melt over medium heat.
Once cookies are totally cooked, drizzle a small spoonful of melted and partly cooled chocolate onto center of eachcookie.