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Chocolate snickerdoodles


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Ingredients

1 1/2c sugar
1/2 c butter
1 tsp vanilla
2 eggs
2 1/4 c all purpose flour
1/2 c unsweetened cocoa
1 tsp cream of tartar
1/2 tsp baking soda
1/4 tsp salt


Oven at 400 degrees




1. Cream butter & sugars


2. Add vanilla & eggs. Beat well.


3. Add flour, cream of tartar, baking soda & salt. Mix well.


4. Shape into 1” balls. Press down center slightly.


5. Bake 6-9 minutes.



Yields about 5 dozen cookies



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For traditional cinnamon version,


- eliminate cocoa


- use 2 3/4 c flour



Combine: 2 T sugar & 2 t cinnamon (or use pre-bought cinnamon sugar). Roll balls in cinnamon sugar.



Cook 8-10 minutes at 400 degrees.



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Fun variation: roll the chocolate ones in cinnamon sugar as well for a "mayan chocolate" cookie ;)


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Notes

I'll include the variation of plain old snickerdoodles as well, since this is my oldest & most often-made snickerdoodle.

The chocolate snickerdoodles are a good basic chocolate cookie. Not too sweet or rich. Great for kids parties.

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