Chocolate Emergency Cookies With Vanilla Icing

READY IN: 54mins




  • In the top of a double boiler, melt the chips, chopped up chocolate and 4 tbsp butter. When melted, set aside to cool.
  • Sift together flour, cocoa, baking powder, and salt. Set aside.
  • In a large mixing bowl, beat the remaining 4 tbsp of butter in with both sugars. When mixed, add eggs abd vanilla. Mix in the slightly cooled chocolate mixture, until just combined.
  • Stir in flour mixture, mixing only until completely combined.
  • Cover bowl with plastic wrap and refegerate for.
  • 25 minutes.
  • Preheat oven to 350ºF Grease the cookie sheets.
  • Using a heaping tablespoon measure, scoop out enough for 12 cookies on a sheet.
  • Bake one sheet at a time for @ 9 to 11 minutes.Do not overbake, the cookies will firm up when they have cooled.
  • Allow cookie to cool for a minute before moving them off the cookie sheet. When cool, frost with Vanilla Icing.
  • Vanilla Icing-.
  • Beat the butter until creamy.
  • Gradually add the cream vanilla, and confectioners sugar and beat well.
  • If necessary, add more confectioners sugar. The icing should be fairly stiff, not soupy.
  • Spread a thick layer on each cookie.