Texas Sheet Cake Cookies Recipe

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Texas Sheet Cake Cookies

Brenda Hatfield-Lautenschlaeger

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@sophiemaude

Texas Sheet Cake was a recipe that my grandmother made all the time, and was a favorite treat. Then someone shared this recipe with me today and it brought back memories of her.


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Rating:
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Prep:
35 Min
Cook:
5 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

1/2 c
butter, room temperature
1/3 c
granulated sugar
1
egg
1 tsp
vanilla extract
1 tsp
baking powder
1/2 tsp
salt
1 1/3 c
flour
1/2 c
semi-sweet chocolate chips
1/2 c
butter
2 tsp
cocoa powder
3 Tbsp
milk
2 1/2 c
powdered sugar

Step-By-Step

1Preheat oven to 350°

2Line baking sheet with parchment or silicone mat, set aside.

3In bowl of stand mixer beat butter and sugar together until light, scraping sides frequently.

4Add in egg and vanilla and continue mixing until incorporated. Mix in baking powder and salt.

5Turn mixer to low and slowly add in flour. Dough will be thick.

6In a microwave safe bowl heat chocolate chips on high in 30 second increments until melted, stirring after every 30 seconds.

7Mix melted chocolate directly into cookie dough until evenly mixed

8Drop dough by a measured tablespoon sized mounds onto baking sheet. Bake for 7-8 minutes until cookies just appear set. They will still be very soft on the inside. DO NOT overbake!!

9Transfer to a wire rack to cool.

10Icing
In a medium saucepan combine butter, cocoa powder and milk over medium heat, whisking until melted together. Remove from heat and whisk in powdered sugar.

11Pour icing over cookies and allow icing to set before serving.

12Notes

Store at room temperature for up to 3 days.

*Make sure not to over-bake these cookies. The insides will remain soft and dense if baked correctly.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Eggs
Regional Style: American