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Chocolate sugar cookies

Sreemoyee Bhattacharjee
20 minutes
Prep Time
15 minutes
Cook Time
4 People
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ABOUT Chocolate sugar cookies RECIPE

Chocolatey sugar cookies topped with royal icing

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Medium
  • Kitty Parties
  • British
  • Baking
  • Dessert

Ingredients Serving: 4

  1. Flour - 1.5 cups
  2. Sugar - 3/4th cup
  3. Cocoa powder - 1/2 cup
  4. Salt - 1/2 tsp
  5. Butter - 1/2 cup
  6. Baking powder - 1/2 tsp
  7. Eggs - 1
  8. Vanilla extract - 1 tsp
  9. Royal icing :
  10. Egg whites - 1
  11. Icing sugar - 1.5 cups
  12. Lemon juice - 1 tsp
  13. Yellow food colour


  1. The butter should be at room temperature. Whisk this with the sugar.
  2. Add the egg into the above and whisk. meanwhile, sieve the flour, salt, baking powder and cocoa aside.
  3. Now add the mixture into the egg mixture and form a dough.
  4. Chill this and cut into circles using a cookie cutter. Bake them at 175 degree centigrade for 10 minutes in a preheated oven. Cool them.
  5. Whisk the egg white and mix the icing sugar to form a paste.
  6. Now pour this into an icing bag and line the cooled cookies to form a border
  7. Now mix the yellow colour, lemon juice into the remaining icing and fill in the cookie top.
  8. If the icing becomes thick, add little water to make it thin. Leave the cookies so that the icing sets.

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Anuradha sharma
Anuradha sharma   Sep-28-2016

Wow! stunning creation :)

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