Sliced Chocolate Cookies

Ingredients

Ingredients to be Creamed:

Moist Ingredients:

Dry Ingredients:

Topping:

Instructions

  1. In a small bowl, melt the chocolate in the microwave for 30 seconds. Stir and repeat the process until the chocolate is completely melted. If you do not have a microwave click here for other options on melting chocolate.
  2. Set the chocolate aside to cool.
  3. Cream butter in a work bowl.
  4. Add sugar and cream until light and fluffy.
  5. Mix in egg and vanilla, beating until incorporated. Scrape sides of bowl as needed.
  6. Mix in melted chocolate until incorporated.
  7. Mix in dry ingredients.
  8. Turn dough out onto a piece of waxed paper that is about 15-inches long.
  9. Shape dough into a rectangle that is about 3-inches wide by 10-inches long.
  10. Wrap the waxed paper around the dough and refrigerate overnight.
  11. Preheat oven to 375°. If using a convection oven choose the pure convection setting on 350°.
  12. Lightly grease cookies sheets and set aside. Click here to learn more about how to grease cookie sheets.
  13. Cut the rectangle in half lengthwise. Slice dough into ¼-inch pieces across the short side of the rectangle. Each cookie slice will be approximately 1-inch by 2-inches.
  14. Place cut dough on cookie sheets.
  15. Bake until firm, but not hard; approximately 6 to 8 minutes. Do Not Overbake!
  16. Cool completely on racks.
  17. Frost with Powdered Sugar Icing For Baked Goods.

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Makes approximately 4 dozen cookies.

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