Bitter Chocolate Cookies

Rolled and Sliced Cookies
Christmas Cookies

  • 3/4 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1 egg
  • 4 (1 ounce) squares unsweetened chocolate, melted
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour

Cream butter in a medium mixing bowl; gradually add sugar and salt, beating until light and fluffy. Add egg beating well.

Stir melted chocolate and vanilla into creamed mixture. Add flour, stirring well; chill 1 hour.

Roll dough to 1/4 inch thickness on a lightly floured surface. Cut with a 2 inch round cutter. Place 2 inches apart on lightly greased cookie sheets. Bake at 425°for 6 to 8 minutes. Cool slightly on cookie sheets; remove to wire racks to cool completely

Yield: about 4 dozen.


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