Thursday, 24 May 2012

Chocolate Cookies

Ingredients :

1 cup sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla
2 ounces unsweetened baking chocolate, melted 
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/3 cup buttermilk
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1 cup chopped nuts
1 egg
1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 cup butter, softened 

Chocolate Frosting Ingredients :

3 Tablespoons hot water
2 ounces unsweetened baking chocolate
2 cups powdered sugar 
2 Tablespoons butter or margarine

Directions :

  1.  Heat oven to 375 degrees F.
  2. Grease cookie sheet. Beat sugar, butter, vanilla, buttermilk, egg and chocolate in large bowl with electric mixer on medium speed.
  3. Stir in salt, nuts, and baking soda.
  4. Drop dough by rounded tablespoonfuls onto cookie sheet, 2 inches apart.
  5. Bake 8 to 10 minutes. Cool completely on wire rack. Frost with Chocolate Frosting.

Chocolate Frosting Directions :

  1. Melt butter and chocolate in 2-quart saucepan over low heat, stirring occasionally; remove from heat.
  2. Stir in hot water and powdered sugar until smooth. If frosting is too thick, add more water, if it is too thin, add more powdered sugar.

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