Cocoa Cookies With Cocoa Glaze

READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by Chocolatl

A soft chocolate cookie. Adapted from The Pioneer Lady's Country Christmas. You may get more than 3 dozen; it depends on how big you make them. I usually leave out the cinnamon. You may also use less salt.

Top Review by Sydney Mike

Made these cookies up the other day, & they got passed around every which way ~ Some right here for us to enjoy, some went to work to be shared by my other half, & some went to one of my other half's weekly meetings! Apparently thoroughly appreciated by everyone, too, & definitely by us here at home! ABsolutely great tasting cookies, & they weren't even made with chocolate chips or raisins! Thanks for sharing a great recipe! [Tagged & made in Please Review My Recipe]

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 375°F.
  2. Sift dry ingredients together and set aside.
  3. Cream butter and sugar together.
  4. Add enough boiling water to cocoa to make a paste.
  5. Beat into butter mixture.
  6. Stir in milk, cinnamon and vanilla.
  7. Add flour mixture and stir to make a stiff dough.
  8. Roll out and cut out cookies.
  9. Place 2" apart on greased cookie sheet.
  10. Bake at 375° until lightly browned, about 10-15 minutes.
  11. Cool completely.
  12. For the glaze, combine butter and milk in top of double boiler and heat just until butter melts.
  13. Add enough boiling water to cocoa to make a paste.
  14. Stir cocoa mixture into butter mixture.
  15. Add vanilla, then powdered sugar.
  16. If glaze is too thick, add a little more milk.
  17. Frost cookies when cool.

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