Chewy Chocolate Cookies

Ingredients

  • 1 1⁄4 cups butter or 1 1⁄4 cups margarine, softened
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3⁄4 cup cocoa
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1⁄2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups peanut butter chips (12 oz. pkg.) or 2 cups semi-sweet chocolate chips (12 oz. pkg.)

Instructions

1 _ Heat oven to 350°.

2 _ In large mixer bowl; cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy.

3 _ Add eggs and vanilla; beat well.

4 _ Combine flour, cocoa, baking soda and salt; gradually blend into creamed mixture. Stir in peanut butter or chocolate chips.

5 _ Drop by teaspoonfuls onto ungreased cookie sheet. Bake 8-9 minutes. (Do not overbake; cookies will be soft. They will puff while baking and flatten while cooling.).

6 _ Cool slightly; remove from cookie sheet onto wire rack. Cool completely.

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