Friday, March 28, 2014

Texas Sheet Cake Cookies

Ingredients for Cookies:
· ½ cup butter, room temperature
· 1/3 cup granulated sugar
· 1 egg
· 1 teaspoon vanilla
· 1 teaspoon baking powder
· ½ teaspoon salt
· 1 1/3 cup all-purpose flour
· ½ cup semi-sweet chocolate chips melted

Ingredients for Icing:
· ½ cup butter
· 2 tablespoons cocoa powder
· 3 tablespoon milk
· 2 ½ cups powdered sugar

Directions for Cookies:
1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line two baking sheets with parchment and set aside.
2. In a large bowl mix together butter and sugar until it’s smooth. Add egg and vanilla. Mix in baking powder and salt.
3. Slowly add flour and melted chocolate chips. Batter will be thick.
4. Drop by tablespoons onto prepared baking sheet. Makes approx. 24 cookies. Bake for 7-8 minutes or until cookies are just set. Do not over bake!
5. Transfer to a wire rack to cool.

Directions for Icing:
1. In a medium saucepan combine butter, cocoa powder and milk over medium heat, whisking until melted together. Remove from heat and whisk in powdered sugar.
2. Pour icing over cookies and allow to set before serving.

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