Super Chocolate Cookies
Makes about 20 (4-inch) cookies
|2||cups all-purpose flour|
|1/3||cup unsweetened cocoa powder|
|1||teaspoon baking soda|
|1-1/3||cups packed light brown sugar|
|1/2||cup (1 stick) butter, softened|
|1||cup candy-coated chocolate pieces|
|3/4||cup salted peanuts|
- Preheat oven to 350°F. Combine flour, cocoa, baking soda and salt in medium bowl; set aside.
- Beat brown sugar, butter and shortening in large bowl with electric mixer at medium speed until light and fluffy. Add eggs and vanilla; beat until well blended. Gradually add flour mixture beating at low speed until blended. Stir in chocolate pieces, raisins and peanuts.
- Drop dough by 1/4 cupfuls 3 inches apart onto ungreased cookie sheets. Flatten slightly with fingertips. Bake 13 to 15 minutes or until almost set. Cool 2 minutes on cookie sheets. Transfer to wire racks; cool completely.
For small thank-you gifts, party favors or stocking stuffers, place 2 to 4 cookies in a cellophane bags or small plastic food storage bags. (Use the kind without a zipper.) Gather the tops and secure the bags with silk flowers or holiday greenery on flexible wire stems.
|Serving Size:||1 cookie|
|Calories from Fat||44 %|
|Total Fat||15 g|
|Saturated Fat||6 g|
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