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Chocolate Butter Cookies

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“This is an OLD recipe that I found in one of my old cookbooks that someone had added to it. The recipe comes from Crystal sugar. It is off of a sugar package.”
3hrs 12mins
3 dozen cookies

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 12 cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 12 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons cocoa
  • 34 cup butter
  • 34 cup sugar
  • 1 large egg, beaten, reserve 1 tablespoon
  • 3 tablespoons almonds, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons sugar


  1. Sift together, flour, baking powder, salt and cocoa.
  2. Cream together, butter and sugar, creaming well.
  3. Add beaten egg, to butter mixture.
  4. Blend in the flour mixture gradually.
  5. Chill 2 hours for easy handling.
  6. Place rounded teaspoons of dough, shaped into balls, onto greased cookie sheet.
  7. Flatten with fork.
  8. Blend 1 tablespoon cold WATER with the reserved EGG.
  9. Brush lightly over dough.
  10. Combine 3 tablespoons almonds chopped fine and 2 tablespoons sugar, sprinkle over dough.
  11. Bake at 400° for 10-12 minutes,until set but not browned.
  12. Cool 1 minute and remove from cookie sheet.
  13. Makes 3-4 dozen cookies.

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