Hersheys Big Daddy Drop Sugar Cookies

Penny Hall


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★★★★★ 4 votes
1 dozen
15 Min
15 Min


2/3 cups butter softened
1 cup sugar
1 egg
1 - 1 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
1/2 cups hershey's cocoa
1/2 tsp baking soda
1/4 tsp salt
1/3 cup buttermilk or sour milk
additional sugar as needed
1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour


1Heat oven to 350°F. Lightly grease cookie sheet or line with parchment paper.

2 Beat butter and sugar in large bowl until well blended. Add egg and vanilla; beat until fluffy. Stir together flour, cocoa, baking soda and salt; add alternately with buttermilk to butter mixture. Using 1/4 cup (#20) ice cream scoop or 1/4 cup measuring cup, drop dough about 2 inches apart onto prepared cookie sheet.

3 Bake 13 to 15 minutes or until cookie springs back when touched lightly in center. While cookies are on cookie sheet, sprinkle lightly with additional sugar. Cool slightly; remove from cookie sheet to wire rack. Cool completely. About 1 dozen cookies.

* To sour milk: Use 1 teaspoon white vinegar plus milk to equal 1/3 cup.

NOTE: This is an old-fashioned cakey sugar cookie. Lactose free milk may also be used.

2This recipe can be doubled or tripled

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtag: #desserts