Chewy Chocolate Cookies



  1. Preheat oven to 350°
  2. Cream together butter and sugar.
  3. Beat in eggs.
  4. Add baking soda, salt, and vanilla.
  5. Mix in flour and cocoa.
  6. Stir in chocolate chips and nuts (optional).
  7. Drop by spoonfuls onto cookie sheets. Bake 9-10 minutes.
  8. Allow to cool on cookie sheets for ten minutes before moving to cooling racks.
  9. Substitute mint chips for half the chocolate chips or Andes mint pieces for all the chocolate chips and omit nuts for a mint chocolate cookie.
  10. Makes approximately 4 1/2 dozen.