Chocolate snickerdoodles
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INGREDIENTS
  • 1 1/2c sugar
  • 1/2 c butter
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 1/4 c all purpose flour
  • 1/2 c unsweetened cocoa
  • 1 tsp cream of tartar
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp salt
DIRECTIONS
  1. Oven at 400 degrees
  2. 1. Cream butter & sugars
  3. 2. Add vanilla & eggs. Beat well.
  4. 3. Add flour, cream of tartar, baking soda & salt. Mix well.
  5. 4. Shape into 1” balls. Press down center slightly.
  6. 5. Bake 6-9 minutes.
  7. Yields about 5 dozen cookies
  8. =================
  9. For traditional cinnamon version,
  10. - eliminate cocoa
  11. - use 2 3/4 c flour
  12. Combine: 2 T sugar & 2 t cinnamon (or use pre-bought cinnamon sugar). Roll balls in cinnamon sugar.
  13. Cook 8-10 minutes at 400 degrees.
  14. =================
  15. Fun variation: roll the chocolate ones in cinnamon sugar as well for a "mayan chocolate" cookie ;)
RECIPE BACKSTORY
I'll include the variation of plain old snickerdoodles as well, since this is my oldest & most often-made snickerdoodle. The chocolate snickerdoodles are a good basic chocolate cookie. Not too sweet or rich. Great for kids parties.