Monday, 13 February 2012

Chocolate Cookies

Makes about 40 small cookies


225g Butter
225g Granulated Sugar
1 Egg
2tbsp Milk (or water)
2 1/2tsp Vanilla Extract
1/2tsp Salt
30g Cocoa Powder
290g Plain flour

To decorate
Any sprinkles, sugar, Icing you want :-)

Heat the oven to 190oC. Mix butter and sugar together with an electric whisk in a large bowl until light and fluffy. To this add the egg, milk, vanilla extract and salt and mix well. Now with a spoon stir in the cocoa and flour.

Lightly cover a work surface with flour roll your mix out and cut out whichever shapes you want. Then bake for 10-12 minutes you may need to increase the time further if you use a large cutter.

Once baked let the cookies chill and decorate however you want with icing, a dusting of sugar or various sprinkles.

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