5.30.2012

Chocolate Cookies


Ok first things first…

OH MY GOODNESS I'VE REACHED 100 FOLLOWERS!!!

What? It seems like just yesterday, I was blogging with bad pictures and 17 followers. 
Thank you to everyone for following and all the encouragement I get from you! 
I'm so thankful for my blog and the amazing people I've met through it ,with passions for
food just as big as mine. 


So as a little thank you, I made you some chocolate cookies.
Here you go. Take a bite into that chocolatey, cakey, fudgey, amazingness.
ORRRRRRRR… You might just have to make them yourselves.
Because one- you can't eat your computer screen. And two- I'm halfway
around the world from most of you {if you're "new here" click to find out why!}
so I can't mail them to you. Oh gosh, I wish I could. 




I made these this afternoon and I planned on setting them in the fridge 
while my mommy and I went out to coffee to have some girl time and do a 
new bible study we hope to do regularly. BUTTTTTT we got stranded at the
coffee shop {long story} so they were in there for more than planned.
The dough. OOOOOH the dough. It's like fudge. I was literally
almost considering not making it into cookies and popping it in a bar pan.
For reals. It's just that great! I swear, half of the stuff went in me before
it made it to the oven. (;


Soft Chocolate Cookies

1 c. butter, softened
1 1/2 c. sugar
2 eggs
2 tsp. vanilla
2 c. flour
2/3 c. cocoa
3/4 tsp. baking soda
1/2 tsp. salt

In a mixing bowl, cream butter and sugar. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Beat in vanilla. Combine the flour, cocoa, baking soda and salt; gradually add to creamed mixture. Cover and refrigerate for 1 hour or until easy to handle. Roll into 1-in. balls. Place 2 in. apart on ungreased baking sheets. Flatten with a fork if desired. Bake at 350 degrees F for 8-10 minutes or until the edges are firm. Remove to wire racks. Dust warm cookies with confectioners' sugar.

This week is full of firsts!
100 followers, ANDDDDDDDD my very first giveaway!
I'd love if you stopped by and entered! You won't regret it! :)


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7 comments:

  1. congrats all around! cookies look amazing

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  2. These look great and congrats on the 100 followers! :) Pinned!

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  3. Congrats on the 100 followers. Now you have another. Read your about page and you are so adorable. I see big things for your baking and photography future. You'll be in Paris in now time!!!

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    1. Thanks so much! You're too sweet:) I read that right when I woke up this morning, and my day was already made. :)

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  4. Homemade chocolate cookies and milk, YUM!

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  5. These soft chocolate cookies look so yummy! Delicious recipe!! We are so glad you joined our "Strut Your Stuff Saturday". We love to see all of the great recipes and ideas!! Thanks and we hope to see you again next week! -The Sisters

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