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Holiday Chocolate Butter Cookies Recipe

December 7th, 2013 by alice  Tags: , , , | Print This Post Print This Post

INGREDIENTS

  1. 1/2cupsugar
  2. 3/4cupbutter
  3. 1egg yolk
  4. 1teaspoonalmond extract
  5. 1 1/2cupsall-purpose flour
  6. 1/4cupunsweetened cocoa
  7. Decorations

  8. meltedchocolate chips
  9. meltedalmond bark
  10. nuts
  11. colored crystal sugar
  12. candied fruit
  13. maraschino cherries

DIRECTIONS

  1. Heat oven to 375*.
  2. In a large bowl, combine all ingredients except flour and cocoa.
  3. Beat at medium speed until light and fluffy (2-3 min.).
  4. Gradually add flour and cocoa until well mixed.
  5. (2-3 min).
  6. Shape rounded teaspoonfuls as desired.
  7. You can make them into 1 inch balls, 2-3 inch logs, balls flattened, balls with indentations etc.
  8. You can make them in a cookie press too.
  9. Place 1″ apart on cookie sheets.
  10. Bake 7-9 minutes or until set.
  11. Cool.
  12. Decorate with melted chocolate chips, melted almond bark, nuts, colored sugars, candied fruit, candies, maraschino cherries, etc.

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