Dark Chocolate Cookies
1/2 cup butter, room temperature
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup brown sugar
1 tsp vanilla
1 cup white whole wheat flour (or all purpose)
1/2 cup cocoa powder (I used King Arthur's double chocolate cocoa powder)
1 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp salt
1 cup any flavor chips and/or nuts (e.g. peanut butter, dark chocolate, cappuccino, walnuts,etc)
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray and flour cookie sheets or cover with parchment paper.
With mixer or hand beater cream together butter and sugars. Add in egg and vanilla.
In a separate bowl, whisk together flour, cocoa powder, baking soda, and salt.
With the mixer on low, gradually add dry mixture to wet and beat until well-combined.
Gently stir in chips, nuts, etc.
Drop rounded balls of dough with 1" scoop onto prepared pan, leaving at least two inches space in between.
Bake 10 minutes. Allow cookies to rest on sheet for 3 to 5 minutes before transferring onto wire rack to cool completely. (Note: cookies will be poufy when they are removed from the oven but will quickly fall. This is normal and does not affect the tenderness of the cookie.)
Makes about 3 dozen 2" cookies.