Chocolate Drop Cookies

Chocolate Drop Cookies

Get a double hit of chocolate with rich and chocolaty cookies topped with deep chocolate frosting.

Prep Time

50

Minutes

Total Time

1:30

Hr:Mins

Makes

 

About 3 dozen cookies

Cookies
1
cup granulated sugar
1/2
cup butter or margarine, softened
1/3
cup buttermilk
1
teaspoon vanilla
1
egg
2
oz unsweetened baking chocolate, melted, cooled
1 3/4
cups Gold Medal® all-purpose flour
1/2
teaspoon baking soda
1/2
teaspoon salt
Chocolate Frosting
2
oz unsweetened baking chocolate
2
tablespoons butter or margarine
2
cups powdered sugar
3
tablespoons hot water
  1. Heat oven to 400°F. Grease cookie sheet with shortening or cooking spray.
  2. In large bowl, beat granulated sugar, 1/2 cup butter, the buttermilk, vanilla, egg and 2 ounces melted chocolate with electric mixer on medium speed, or mix with spoon. Stir in flour, baking soda and salt.
  3. On cookie sheet, drop dough by rounded tablespoonfuls about 2 inches apart.
  4. Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until almost no indentation remains when touched in center. Immediately remove from cookie sheet to cooling rack. Cool completely, about 30 minutes.
  5. In 2-quart saucepan, melt 2 ounces chocolate and 2 tablespoons butter over low heat, stirring occasionally; remove from heat. Stir in powdered sugar and hot water until smooth. (If frosting is too thick, add more water, 1 teaspoon at a time. If frosting is too thin, add more powdered sugar, 1 tablespoon at a time.) Spread over cookies.
Makes About 3 dozen cookies
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Did You Know?
Unsweetened baking chocolate contains 50 to 58 percent cocoa butter. Bitter in flavor, it's used primarily in baking. You'll find it in the supermarket in a rectangular box containing packages of one-ounce squares or bars.
Time-Saver
Frost cookies with a container of your favorite flavor of Betty Crocker® frosting.
Storage
Store cookies in a baking pan with waxed paper between layers of cookies.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Cookie)
  • Calories 120
    • (Calories from Fat 45),
  • Total Fat 5g
    • (Saturated Fat 3g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 15mg;
  • Sodium 80mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 18g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 12g),
  • Protein 1g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1/2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 1/2 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 1 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 1;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.