Day 10 : Mom's Chocolate Butter Cookies8:08 PM
Mom's Chocolate Butter Cookies
Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
Cream together butter and sugar at medium speed. Mix in egg yolk and almond extract. Beat until light and fluffy (about 2-3 minutes).
In a separate bowl, sift flour and cocoa together.
Gradually add flour and cocoa until well combined (2-3 minutes).
Shape rounded teaspoonfuls as desired (1” balls, 2-3” logs, flattened balls, squares, rectangles, etc.) or used a cookie press. Place 1 inch apart on an ungreased cookie sheet.
Bake for 7-9 minutes or until set. Remove to a cooling rack and let cool.
Decorate with powdered sugar, melted chocolate, almond bark, candies, etc.
Makes about 3 dozen.