5 from 1 vote
Chocolate Cut-Out Cookies
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
10 mins
Total Time
20 mins
 
These chocolate cut-out cookies are perfect for Valentine's Day!
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 30 - 2" cookies
Ingredients
  • 2 1/2 cup all purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup cocoa powder dutch-process
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 1 cup 2 sticks unsalted butter
, softened
  • 2/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/3 cup brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 1/2 tsp vanilla
Instructions
  1. Sift flour, cocoa powder and salt together, set aside.
  2. Cream butter and sugars. Add the egg and mix to combine.
  3. Add the flour in two batches, and blend until mixture just holds together.
  4. Add vanilla and mix to combine.
  5. Roll out between two sheets of wax paper and cut out shapes with cookie cutters.
  6. Place shapes on baking trays lined with parchment paper and put in freezer for about 10 minutes before baking.
  7. Bake at 350 degrees until cookies are set, about 8-12 minutes, depending on the shape/size of the cookie.