Soft Chocolate Cookies

Soft Chocolate Cookies

"My family expects the cookie jar to be filled with home-baked goodies year-round. They don't care for nuts but can't resist chocolate. So these cake-like cookies have become their favorite."
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  1. In a mixing bowl, cream butter and sugar. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Beat in vanilla. Combine the flour, cocoa, baking soda and salt; gradually add to creamed mixture. Cover and refrigerate for 1 hour or until easy to handle. Roll into 1-in. balls. Place 2 in. apart on ungreased baking sheets. Flatten with a fork if desired. Bake at 350 degrees F for 8-10 minutes or until the edges are firm. Remove to wire racks. Dust warm cookies with confectioners' sugar.

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I followed the recipe as written, but made a few different variations. I made a few as written, made a few into balls and rolled in granulated sugar before baking, added raspberry extract to som...

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Followed the recipe exactly... Some people told me they were too sugary. I found them very mediocre. If I were to make them again, I would add some type of chocolate chip to make it tastier... I...

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I followed the recipe as written, but made a few different variations. I made a few as written, made a few into balls and rolled in granulated sugar before baking, added raspberry extract to som...

Oh my. I can see already that Hubs is gonna eat himself sick on these (his gauge as to how good a cookie is) and my jeans will become just a little tighter. I had a plan for these cookies from...

I thought these were great. They are very cake-like and soft as the name states. The batter looks like brownie mix and I was able to make the cookies just fine w/out rerigerating the batter fi...

These cookies do not last an hour in this house!!!! I have made three batches in three days and took some to work and they didn't last an hour! I have people begging me for the recipe!!!! Taste ...

I folded in some Reese's peanut butter chips. My husband tells me that this is the cookie to make from now on. He says "These are like brownies, but cookies. They're officially the best cookies ...

If there's any such thing as the perfect chocolate cookie, this is it. Tender texture, with just the tiniest bit of chewiness, if removed from the oven at 8 minutes. Vivid chocolate flavor. I tu...

These were easy to make; I had all ingredients on hand. Batter was pretty sticky, but I dropped by spoonfuls onto parchment paper-lined cookie sheet and they were fine. Very soft cookie, almos...

Absolutely wonderful. These cookies get raves from all of my friends. Fill with cream cheese icing and make your own Oreos.

These cookies are incredible! I followed the recipe exactly and then added the candy cane Hershey's kisses on top like peanut blossoms. The only thing I would add would be to leave the cookies...

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