Playful chocolate cookies formed into the shapes of X's and O's. Give as a gift of hugs and kisses or use them to play tic tac toe.
INGREDIENTS (for 6 servings):
- 2/3 cup butter, softened
- 1 cup white sugar
- 2 eggs
- 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
- 2 tablespoons light corn syrup
- 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
- 1/2 cup HERSHEY®'S Cocoa Powder
- 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
Beat In large bowl, beat butter, sugar and vanilla in large bowl on medium speed of mixer until fluffy. Add eggs; beat well. Beat in corn syrup.
Combine flour, cocoa, baking soda and salt; gradually add to butter mixture, beating until well blended. Cover; refrigerate until dough is firm enough to handle.
Heat oven to 350 F. Shape dough into X and O shapes. Place on ungreased cookie sheet.
Bake 5 minutes or until set. Remove from cookie sheet to wire rack. Cool completely. Decorate as desired with icing. About 5 dozen cookies.
To shape X's: Shape rounded teaspoon dough into 3-inch logs. Place 1 log on cookie sheet; press lightly in center. Place another 3-inch log on top of first one, forming X shape. To shape O's: Shape rounded teaspoon dough into 5-inch logs. Connect ends, pressing lightly, forming O shape.