RECIPES: Texas Sheet Cake Cookies

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Ingredients

For the Cookies

  • 1/2 cup butter, room temperature
  • 1/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 and 1/3 cup flour
  • 1/2 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips, melted

For the Icing

  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 2 Tablespoon cocoa powder
  • 3 Tablespoon milk
  • 2 and 1/2 cups powdered sugar

Directions

For the Cookies

  1. Preheat oven to 350° Fahrenheit
  2. Line baking sheet with parchment or silicone mat, set aside.
  3. In a large bowl beat butter and sugar together until light, about 2 minutes.
  4. Add egg and vanilla and continue mixing until incorporated.
  5. In a separate bowl, mix together baking powder, salt and flour.
  6. Slowly add dry ingredients to butter mixture and mix on low.
  7. In a microwave safe bowl heat chocolate chips on high in 30 second increments until melted, stirring after every 30 seconds.
  8. Add melted chocolate directly to bowl of cookie dough and mix until combined
  9. Scoop out dough in Tablespoon-sized mounds, roll into ball, and place on baking sheet.
  10. Bake for 7 minutes. They will still be very soft on the inside. Do not overbake!
  11. Transfer to a wire rack to cool.

For the Icing

  1. Add butter, cocoa powder and mile to medium saucepan and heat over medium heat, whisking until melted together.
  2. Remove saucepan from heat and whisk in powdered sugar.
  3. Pour icing over cookies. Allow icing to set before serving.

Recipe from Kylee’s Kitchen