Chocolate Snaps

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Dec. 22, 2010


Butter 4 Tablespoon , softened
Sugar 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Egg 1
Vanilla extract 1 Teaspoon
Flour 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Unsweetened cocoa powder 1/4 Cup (4 tbs)
Salt 1/4 Teaspoon


1. Preheat oven to 350°F. In a large bowl, beat butter and sugar with an electric mixer on medium speed until well blended. Beat in egg and vanilla until light and fluffy.

2. Beat in flour, cocoa powder, and salt until dough is smooth, scraping down side of bowl frequently with a rubber spatula.

3. Drop by slightly rounded measuring teaspoonfuls 3 inches apart onto well-greased cookie sheets. Flatten slightly with floured back of a spoon.

4. Bake 6 to 8 minutes, or until cookies are firm and tops look dry. Let snaps cool 1 minute on sheets, then remove to racks and let cool completely. Store in a tightly covered container.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 20 Minutes
Ready In: 20 Minutes
Servings: 4

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 317Calories from Fat 137

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 16 g24.6%

Saturated Fat 9 g45%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 143 mg5.96%

Total Carbohydrates 46 g15.3%

Dietary Fiber 5 g20%

Sugars 25 g

Protein 6 g12%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet