Thursday, September 9, 2010

chocolate-chocolate chip cookies.

1 c. butter, softened
1 1/2 c. white sugar
2 eggs
2 tsp. vanilla extract
2 c. all purpose flour
2/3 c. cocoa powder
3/4 tsp. baking soda
1/4 tsp. salt
2 c. semi-sweet chocolate chips
1/2 c. chopped walnuts (optional)


1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

2. In a large bowl, beat butter, sugar, eggs, and vailla until light and fluffy. Combine the flour, cocoa, baking soda, and salt; stir into the butter mixture until well blended. Mix in the chocolate chips and walnuts. Drop by rounded teasponfuls onto ungreased cookie sheets.

3. Bake for 8-10 minutes, or just until set. Cool slightly on the cookie sheets before transferring to wire racks to cool completely.