~ Chocolate Sugar Cookies ~
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- 2 stick
- butter, softened
- 1 c
- cooking oil
- 1 c
- each - granulated sugar & confectioners' sugar
- 1 1/2 tsp
- 2/3 - 3/4 c
- cocoa powder - more if you like
- 4 1/2 c
- 1 tsp
- each, baking soda & cream of tartar
- colored sprinkles or can frost
- add ins - nuts, chocolate chips, candies
In a large mixing bowl, beat together the sugars, oil and butter - well. Add eggs and vanilla, mix until well incorporated.
In another bowl, sift together the flour, baking soda, cocoa, salt and cream of tartar.
Gradually add the dry ingredients to the sugar mixture. beat only until incorporated.
Line cookie sheet with parchment paper and drop cookies by heaping teaspoonfuls. You can shape them a little if you want as you go. Sometimes I sprinkle with sugar and sometimes I don't.
Bake for 8 - 10 minutes. I always take mine out when the look a little under baked. Usually 10 minutes.
As soon as they come from the oven I lightly press colored sprinkles into the cookie. If not wanting to use sprinkles, definitely sprinkle with sugar before baking unless are going to frost.