Chocolate Sugar Cookies
3 cups all-purpose flour 1 cup unsweetened cocoa powder 2 tsp. baking powder 1 tsp. salt 1 cup unsalted butter 3 cups sugar 1 cup shortening, melted & cooled 2 eggs 3 tsp. vanilla extract
Mix flour, cocoa powder, baking powder and salt in bowl.
In mixing bowl, mix butter and sugar together until light and fluffy. Add in melted shortening, and then eggs and vanilla. Mix until creamy. Add flour mixture slowly and mix until just combined.
Drop by rounded tablespoon onto baking sheet and bake at 375 degrees for 13-14 minutes. Let cool on cookie sheet for 1-2 minutes and finish cooling on wire racks.