Chocolate Drop Sugar Cookies

Chocolate Drop Sugar Cookies

Sugar cookies are a classic favorite around the holidays, but try making this recipe for any occasion. These cookies are easy enough to bake with kids.

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SKILL LEVEL : beginnerPREP TIME : 20  Minutes

Ingredients

  Amount Per Serving % DV *
Calories210
Calories from Fat100
Total Fat11 g17% DV
Saturated Fat7 g35% DV
Trans Fat0 g
Cholesterol45 mg15% DV
Sodium200 mg8% DV
Total Carbohydrates26 g9% DV
Dietary Fiber1.0 g4% DV
Sugars13 g
Protein3 g
Vitamin A6% DV
Vitamin C0% DV
Calcium0 mg2% DV
Iron10% DV
  Amount Per Serving % DV *
Calories210
Calories from Fat100
Total Fat11 g17% DV
Saturated Fat7 g35% DV
Trans Fat0 g
Cholesterol45 mg15% DV
Sodium200 mg8% DV
Total Carbohydrates26 g9% DV
Dietary Fiber1.0 g4% DV
Sugars13 g
Protein3 g
Vitamin A6% DV
Vitamin C0% DV
Calcium0 mg2% DV
Iron10% DV
  • 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup HERSHEY'S Cocoa
  • 1/3 cup buttermilk or sour milk *
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon granulated sugar for rolling
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2/3 cup butter , softened

Directions

  • 1. Heat 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. Makes about 12 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.
Ingredients sitting on a table

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