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Texas Sheet Cake Cookies

Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Total Time 28 minutes
Author Micha @ Cookin

Ingredients

for the cookies

  • 1 c . butter , room temperature
  • 3/4 c . sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tbs . vanilla extract
  • 1 tbs . baking powder
  • 1 tsp . salt
  • 2 2/3 c . flour
  • 1 c . semi-sweet chocolate chips , melted

for the icing

  • 1 c . butter
  • 1/4 c . cocoa powder
  • 6 tbs . milk
  • 5 c . powdered sugar

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Cream together butter and sugar until fluffy, about 3-5 minutes.
  3. Add eggs and vanilla and mix until incorporated.
  4. Add baking powder, salt, and flour and mix just until it comes together.
  5. Fold in melted chocolate until all of the dough is brown.
  6. Drop generous tablespoons of the dough onto a parchment-lined baking sheet and bake for 7-8 minutes, or until cookies have just lost their shine and are barely not jiggly.
  7. Allow cookies to cool on a cooling rack.
  8. While cookies cool, make the icing by combining the butter, cocoa powder, and milk in a saucepan over medium heat.
  9. When everything is combined and butter is melted, remove from heat and stir in powdered sugar. Spoon icing over cooled cookies until each cookie is completely covered.
  10. Allow icing to cool and set before eating.

Recipe Notes

adapted from Cookies and Cups