Cocoa Cookies

Course : Cookies
Serves: 102
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8 1/2 cups all purpose flour
8 1/2 cups sugar
4 1/4 cups unsweetened cocoa powder
2 3/4 tablespoons baking powder
1 1/2 tablespoons salt
2 cups unsalted butter -- softened
17 large eggs -- lightly beaten
1 sheet wax paper

Preparation / Directions:

Preheat oven to 400 F. Combine first 5 ingredients in a bowl. Using your fingers, blend in butter until incororated. Stir in egg until mixture is well combined. Cover dough in bowl and chill 1 hour, until firm. Spoon level tablespoonsof dough onto wax paper and cut in half. With floured hands, roll eachpiece into aball. Arrange balls on alightly greased baking sheet. Flatten each ballwith a floured metal spatula into a disk about 2 inch in diameter. Bake 7-8 minutes in middle of oven, or until cookies are set but not hard. Cool on racks. Cookies will continue to crisp as they cool. Because this recipe is for a particular size pan, it adjusts the number of servings only in multiples of 6.The instructions describe how to prepare the ingredients for one pan. There are enough ingredients to prepare 17 pans.


Nutritional Information:

calories 162, fat 5.6g, 30% calories from fat,cholesterol 63mg, protein 3.3g, carbohydrates 26.5g, fiber 1.3g, sodium 136mg.

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