Grammy's Chocolate Cookies

Nancy Allen


This is a wonderful cookie with lots of cocoa and butter. Easy to make!


★★★★★ 1 vote

3 1/2 dozen
1 Hr 10 Min
10 Min


  • 2 c
    plus 2 tbsp. all purpose flour
  • 3/4 c
    unsweetened dutch process cocoa powder
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1 1/4 c
    (2 1/2 sticks) unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 2 c
    granulated sugar
  • 2 large
  • 2 tsp
    pure vanilla extract
  • ·
    sugar, for rolling

How to Make Grammy's Chocolate Cookies


  1. Sift together flour, cocoa powder, baking soda, and salt into a bowl.
  2. In a bowl of an electric mixer fitted with the paddle attachment, beat butter and sugar on medium speed until light and fluffy, about 2 minutes. Add eggs and vanilla, and beat to combine. Reduce speed to low, and gradually add flour mixture; beat to combine. Form dough into a flattened disk, wrap with plastic wrap, and chill until firm, about 1 hour.
  3. Preheat oven to 350F. Shape dough into 1 1/4 inch balls. Roll each ball in sugar. Place on baking sheets lined with parchment paper, about 1 1/2 inches apart. Bake until set, 10 to 12 minutes, rotating halfway through. After you remove from oven let cool on sheet for 5 minutes, Transfer to a rack to cool completely. Cookies can be stored between layers of parchment paper in an airtight container at room temerature for up to 1 week.

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About Grammy's Chocolate Cookies

Course/Dish: Cookies Chocolate
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American

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