Basic Chocolate Cookie Dough

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Use this classic chocolate cookie dough to create four delicious variations.

  • Portion size 1 serving
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: December 2013


  • 1/2 cup butter softened
  • 1/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/3 cup cocoa powder sifted
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • pinch salt


In bowl, beat butter with sugar until fluffy; beat in egg yolk and vanilla. Whisk together flour, cocoa powder, baking powder and salt; stir into butter mixture until combined.

Bake according to directions for the following recipes:
Chocolate Peanut Butter Surprise Cookies
Snowy Chocolate Cookies
Chocolate Vanilla Cranberry Sandwich Cookies
German Chocolate Thumbprints

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Basic Chocolate Cookie Dough