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Chef Kriger’s Recipe: Sugar Cookies

Posted by on March 18, 2012

INGREDIENTS:

  • 1/3 lb of butter
  • 1 lb sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • Pinch of Salt
  • ½ teaspoon of Vanilla
  • 2 teaspoons of Baking Powder
  • 1lb of all purpose flower
  • 12 oz of High Quality Dark Chocolate

Directions:

  1. Take the butter and sugar and mix thoroughly on medium or high speed, or by hand with a fork (note this is hard work)
  2. Add one egg at a time and mix each in individually
  3. Add the pinch of salt and teaspoon of vanilla and mix
  4. Finally add in the 2 teaspoons of baking powder and 1 lb of flour at the same time and mix Scoop and Bake in a regular oven at 350 degrees for 12-15 minutes or in a convection oven at 325 for 10 minutes.
  5. Remove and let cool on a rack

For the Chocolate:

  1. Take a medium sauce pan and fill 1/3 with cold water
  2. Place on stove at medium heat
  3. Take the 12 oz Chocolate break into pieces and place in a large metal mixing bowl
  4. Place the mixing bowl over the saucepan (make sure that the flame is not directly on the mixing bowl because this could burn the chocolate.)
  5. After the chocolate is melted stir with a fork then tilt the bowl so that the chocolate is on one side. Dip the cookies way into the chocolate and place on parchment to cool.