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Chocolate Coco Cookies
- 1 cup flour
- 3/4 cups sugar
- 1 Tbs butter
- 2 Tbs baking soda
- 1 tsp salt
- 2 eggs
- 2 cups coco
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
Cream together the butter, white sugar, and brown sugar until smooth. Beat in the eggs one at a time, then stir in the vanilla. Dissolve baking soda in hot water. Add to batter along with salt. Stir in flour, chocolate chips, and nuts. Drop by large spoonfuls onto ungreased pans.
Bake for about 10 minutes in the preheated oven, or until edges are nicely browned.
Let cool for 1 minute on tray before placing on cooling rack. If you have too many, they freeze nicely.
Recipe submitted by Carla Johnston of Kansas
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