Chocolate Cookies

A rich chocolaty cookie that’s semi-soft and chewy.


  • 1/2 cup margarine, softened
  • 1 whole egg
  • 1/3 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 5/8 cup cocoa powder
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup sprinkles


Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line a 2 cookie sheets with parchment paper.

In a large bowl, add margarine, sugars, and egg; mix thoroughly with electric mixer. Mix in salt, baking soda, and baking powder. Add cocoa and flour. Mix all ingredients until completely blended.

Chill dough in freezer for 1/2 hour. Once dough is chilled, scoop dough from bowl using by dining sized teaspoon and roll into balls. Place on prepared cookie sheet. Spray the bottom of a small glass with non-stick cooking spray. Press the glass down onto each ball – spraying after each pressing. Sprinkle with colored sugar, or sprinkles if desired prior to baking.

Bake for about 8 minutes. Remove from oven and allow to cool before removing from cookie sheet.

Makes about 1 1/2 dozen.

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