ultimate brownie cookies

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1/2 cup, 1 stick, unsalted butter

4 ounces unsweetened chocolate, broken in pieces

1 cup light brown sugar

2 tablespoons granulated sugar

2 eggs

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

1/2 teaspoon baking soda

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/2 cup cocoa powder

1 cup all purpose flour

1/2 cup milk chocolate chips

Melt butter and chocolate in microwave in 30 second increments, stirring well after each 30 seconds.

Measure both sugars in large bowl  When butter and chocolate mixture is melted, add to sugars in large bowl and mix well.  Add eggs, and mix well.  Continuing to stir, add vanilla.

Sift baking soda, salt, cocoa and flour right over sugar chocolate mixture and mix all ingredients together.  Stir in chocolate chips.

Spoon evenly onto baking sheets and bake at 350 degrees for 11-13 minutes depending on the size of your cookies.  Do not over bake.  Best enjoyed with milk.

enjoy xo

cocoa cookies

Cocoa Cookies

1 cup butter, room temperature

1 cup light brown sugar

1/2 cup granulated sugar

2 eggs

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

1/2 teaspoon almond extract

2 cups all purpose flour

1/2 cup cocoa powder

1 teaspoon baking soda

1/4 teaspoon salt

Line two baking sheets with parchment paper.

Cream butter in mixing bowl until light.  Add both sugars, continuing to beat until fluffy.  Add eggs and extract, while still beating.

Measure flour, cocoa powder and baking soda into bowl.  Add flour mixture to butter/sugar mixture in mixing bowl and mix until combined, scraping down side of bowl as necessary.  Do not over beat.

Place even sized spoonfuls of dough mixture on parchment spacing evenly apart.

Bake at 350 degrees for 9 minutes.  Slide parchment off of pan and onto counter to allow cookies too cool.  Nope, you can not eat just one.

enjoy xo