These Valentine cookies are chocolaty with lots of taste. Adults and children will love them alike.
1 1/2 Cups Unbleached Flour
3/4 Cups Unsweetened Cocoa Powder
1 1/4 Teaspoons Baking Powder
1/4 Teaspoons Kosher Salt
3/4 Cup Butter (Softened)
1 1/4 Cups Sugar
1 Egg (Room Temperature)
In medium-size bowl combine flour, cocoa powder, baking powder, and kosher salt. Set aside.
In large-size bowl cream together butter, and sugar until nice and smooth. Beat in egg.
Gradually add dry mixture to wet mixture to form a soft dough. Divide dough into two pieces. Flatten each piece and wrap in plastic wrap. Place in refrigerator for 2 hours.
Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
Line two baking sheets with parchment paper. Set aside.
On lightly floured surface roll out dough to 1/8 inch thickness. With heart shaped cookie cutter cut out cookies. If dough is sticky add a bit more flour to surface.
Place cookies 1 1/2 inches apart onto prepared baking sheets.
Place in oven 8 to 10 minutes. Remove from oven and let cookies cool on baking sheets 5 minutes before removing. Transfer to wire racks to cool completely.
Makes About 30 Cookies
Prep Time: 30 Minutes
Cook Time: 10 Minutes
Total Time: 40 Minutes
Chill Time: 2 Hours
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