I just totally love these. That is all.
For me this is the perfect cookie. It’s crisp but not crunchy. Deep chocolate in flavor, but not bitter. Freezes well, and can be made and stored for at least a week. Another name for these could be Grown-Up Valentine’s Day cookies. Grown-up because they are just barely sweet with an intense cocoa flavor. Sorry kids, these are too good for you. Since my husband doesn’t care for chocolate, I’m not sure who I made these for….ahem. Recipe slightly adapted from Smitten Kitchen.
- 1 C. flour
- 1/3 C. Dutch process cocoa powder
- 1/4 t. baking soda
- 1/2 C. salted butter, room temperature
- 2/3 C. sugar
- pinch of salt
- 1 egg yolk
- 1 t. vanilla
- 3 1/2 oz. semi-sweet chocolate, finely chopped
- Turbinado sugar for sprinkling
Combine the flour, cocoa powder, and baking soda in a bowl and set aside. Cream the butter, sugar, and salt until fluffy. Add the…
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