Totaltime: 29 minutes Additional info: makes about 2 dozen
1 3/4 cups flour
1/4 teaspoon baking soda
1 cup soft butter
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 cup white sugar
1/2 cup dark brown sugar
1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa
2 teaspoons milk
1 cup chopped walnuts (optional)
2 cups semi sweet chocolate chips
Preheat oven at 350 degrees.
Combine flour and baking soda and set aside. In a mixer, cream butter, vanilla, sugars, and beat until fluffy.
Beat in egg. At low speed, beat in cocoa and milk. Mix in walnuts (optional) and chocolate chips.
Drop by rounded teaspoonfuls about 2 inches apart onto non-stick or foil-lined baking sheets.
Bake for 12 to 14 minutes. Remove from oven and cool slightly before transferring to a rack.