1 cup butter, melted
3 cup white sugar
1 tablespoon vanilla extract
1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
1 teaspoon salt
1 cup semisweet chocolate chips
Optional: Powdered sugar and chopped candy canes for garnish
- Preheat oven to 350°F
- Combined melted butter, sugar, and vanilla in a large bowl. Beat in the eggs, one at a time, mixing well after each, until thoroughly blended.
- Sift the flour, cocoa powder, and salt in a bowl. Gradually stir flour mixture into the egg mixture until blended. Stir in the chocolate chips.
- Spread the batter into ruffled baking cups and Bake for 25-30 minutes, until an inserted toothpick comes out clean.
- Allow to cool and garnish with powdered sugar or crushed peppermint candy if desired. To make sugar snowflakes: Print a clipart image of a snowflake or draw your own, cut and use as paper as a stencil. Sprinkle powdered sugar over the stencil to create snowflake!