Chocolate Cookies Topped with Sugar

Chocolate cookies topped with sugar

I just love cookies right out of the oven.  These chocolate cookies topped with sugar are no exception.  They aren’t technically a Christmas cookie but I think the sugar on top reminds me of snow.  The icy, crunchy kind of snow that shines when light is reflected off it.  Maybe I’ve lived in the desert too long.  Maybe I’m making that up.  But I don’t think so.  These cookies are SO.GOOD.  The secret to keeping them soft and chewy is to chill the dough for about an hour before baking.  This helps hold their shape and texture.

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