Fabulous Chocolate Cookies Recipe
- ⅓ cup butter, softened
- 1 cup brown sugar
- ⅓ cup shortening
- 1 egg
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1 ½ cups all-purpose flour
- ½ teaspoon baking soda
- ½ teaspoon salt
- 2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
- 3 tablespoons confectioners' sugar for dusting
step 1: Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
step 2: In a large bowl, cream together the butter, shortening and brown sugar until smooth. Beat in the egg and vanilla. Combine the flour, baking soda, salt and cocoa; gradually stir into the creamed mixture. Drop by rounded spoonfuls onto ungreased cookie sheets.
step 3: Bake for 8 to 10 minutes in the preheated oven. Allow cookies to cool on baking sheet for 5 minutes before removing to a wire rack to cool completely. When cookies are cool, dust with confectioners' sugar.