Chocolate Softies


  • 1 stick butter softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 2 cups flour
  • ¼ cup cocoa
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • 2 tbsp. milk


  • Place butter, eggs, sugar and vanilla in a mixing bowl and cream together until smooth.
  • In a separate bowl sift together flour, cocoa and baking powder.
  • Pour dry mixture into mixing bowl and add salt mix to blend well.
  • Add milk and continue mixing until creamy.
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Spray a cookie tray with nonstick spray.
  • I use a #40 scoop which come to just a little over a tablespoon per cookie.
  • Dollop batter onto cookie sheet and bake for10-12 minutes or until bottoms are just browned.
  • Cool.
  • If you want to dress these up melt a little bark and drizzle over the tops.