Double Chocolate Cookies
20 cups (300g) of plain flour
1/3 cup (35g) cocoa powder
½ teaspoon baking powder
½ teaspoon salt
½ cup (110g) caster sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla essence
150g dark chocolate, finely chopped
1 ½ cups (240g) icing sugar, for dusting
1 sift flour, cocoa, baking powder and salt into a bowl. Using an electric mixer, cram butter na dsugar together in a bowl until pale and fluffy.
Beat in egg and vanilla.
2 gently mix flour mixture into butter mixture. Add dark chocolate and mix until just combined. Chill for 30 minutes, until firm.
3 preheat oven to 160oc and line 2 large oven trays with baking paper.
4 using clean hands, shape dough into walnut-sized balls and arrange 5cm apart on prepared trays. Flatten slightly and dust with icing sugar.
5 bake for 10-15 minutes, until biscuits crack on top. Cool on trays for 10 minutes, then transfer to a wire rack to cool completely. Serve with coffee.
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