Best Ever Chocolate Cutout Cookies

Best Ever Chocolate Cutout Cookies

KRISTA3

"This recipe is my grandmother's. this will be the best chocolate cutout cookie you have ever tasted! Very chocolaty with a lot of taste! Everyone asks for the recipe when I bake these! The kids love them so its time to share!! ENJOY!"
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Ingredients

2 h 30 m servings 86 cals
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Original recipe yields 36 servings

Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 86 kcal
  • 4%
  • Fat:
  • 4.3 g
  • 7%
  • Carbs:
  • 11.9g
  • 4%
  • Protein:
  • 1.1 g
  • 2%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 15 mg
  • 5%
  • Sodium:
  • 50 mg
  • 2%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Sift together the flour, cocoa, baking powder and salt; set aside. In a medium bowl, cream together the butter and sugar until smooth. Beat in the egg. Gradually stir in the sifted ingredients to form a soft dough. Divide dough into 2 pieces, flatten and wrap in plastic wrap. Refrigerate for 2 hours.
  2. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). On a lightly floured surface, roll the dough out to 1/8 inch in thickness. Cut into desired shapes with cookie cutters. Dough is sticky so be sure to add more flour to the rolling surface as needed. Place cookies 1 1/2 inches apart onto cookie sheets.
  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.

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I'm giving this recipie 5 stars with the modifications I made. I substituted 1/4 c. of the butter with shortening and also added 1 egg yolk. I also found that rolling them out just a bit thicker...

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Well, after all these wonderful reviews, I have to wonder why this recipe doesn't work for me. I bake a lot and have tried this recipe three times now, and every time, the cookies fall apart ei...

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I'm giving this recipie 5 stars with the modifications I made. I substituted 1/4 c. of the butter with shortening and also added 1 egg yolk. I also found that rolling them out just a bit thicker...

Instead of using flour when cutting out shapes, use cocoa powder! That way you cant see the flour after baking.

These turned out great with modifications. I followed advice of other reviewers and added: 1t. vanilla, 1/2 t. cinnamon and an extra egg yolk. I also rolled them out a little thicker than the ...

I made a double version of this recipe for my sons Halloween party at school. They were not only absolutely fabulous, but also DELICIOUS! It's like mini brownie cookies with a crisp yummy textur...

Well, after all these wonderful reviews, I have to wonder why this recipe doesn't work for me. I bake a lot and have tried this recipe three times now, and every time, the cookies fall apart ei...

I liked this cookie! It had a really good chocolate flavor but not too sweet. It was simple to make, too. I skipped the cutout part (too time consuming) and just formed the dough into two logs a...

This is a great recipe and I will make it again. I had no problem with the consistency of the dough and followed the recipe to a T. Make sure you use only room temp softened butter, measure the ...

These cookies were very tasty! I liked them a bit thicker and soft and my boyfriend liked them a little crispier. Either way they were even better when we drizzled them with melted white chocola...

We LOVED this cookie recipe! I made them for Valentine's Day this week, icing them with an almond-flavored confectionary glaze in pink and white. They were very pretty--but, more importantly, ...

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