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Servings: 48

Chocolate Sugar Cookies

Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
35 mins
Chocolate sugar cookie sticks, dipped in melted chocolate and decorated with holiday sprinkles and toffee bits.
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  • 1 cup (2x 4 oz sticks/226 gr) softened butter
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • 3/4 cups unsweetened cocoa
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp baking soda — (optional)
  • 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips
  • sprinkles — , M&Ms, toffee bits, crushed candy canes for decoration


  1. In a bowl sift together flour, cocoa powder, salt and baking soda. Set a side.
  2. In the bowl of a stand mixer with the paddle attachment beat butter for 3 minutes until creamy.
  3. Add in egg and beat on low until combined. Add vanilla extract and mix for 30 more seconds.
  4. Gradually add in flour-cocoa mixture, mixing on low speed until everything is well combined.
  5. This dough is sticky, using a rubber spatula scrape down the sides of the bowl and a ball. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least 2 hours or overnight.
  6. When ready to bake the cookies, transfer dough to a very lightly floured working surface and roll it about 1/8 - 1/4 inch thick. Using a pizza wheel cut 1//2 inch by3.5 inch stripes.
  7. Arrange stripes on a baking sheet and refrigerate for 30 more minutes.
  8. Preheat oven to 350 F (177 C). Bake cookies for 10 minutes, let them cool on the baking sheet for 3-4 minutes and transfer to a cooling rack to cool completely.


  1. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. Make sure cookies have completely cooled before you decorate them.
  3. Melt chocolate chips over a double boiler or in the microwave.
  4. Dip each cookie in chocolate and then add sprinkles (toppings).
  5. Place cookies over parchment paper and let them stand until chocolate hardens.
  6. Store in air tight container for up to a week.

Recipe Notes

Store in air tight container for up to a week.
Course: Dessert

Nutrition Information

Calories: 95, Fat: 5g, Saturated Fat: 3g, Cholesterol: 13mg, Sodium: 66mg, Potassium: 49mg, Carbohydrates: 10g, Sugar: 5g, Protein: 1g, Vitamin A: 125%, Calcium: 6%, Iron: 0.7%