|1 1/4||cups||cocoa powder||unsweetened|
Cut four 14x12 inch pieces of waxed paper or plastic wrap; set aside.
In a bowl, cream butter or margarine, sugar, eggs, and vanilla until light and fluffy.
In a bowl, combine flour, baking soda and cocoa powder.
Stir flour mixture into sugar mixture until evenly distributed.
Divide dough into 4 pieces.
Shape each piece into and 8 to 10 inch roll.
Wrap each roll in waxed paper or plastic wrap.
Place in freezer container with a tight-fitting lid, or wrap airtight in a piece of foil.
Label and date.
Store in freezer.
Use within 6 months.
To make cookies: Slightly thaw a roll of dough.
Preheat oven to 350F.
Lightly grease baking sheets.
Slice dough into slices or chunks.
Arrange slices on prepared baking sheets about 1/2 inch apart.
Bake 8 to 10 minutes until cookies are set on edges and slightly firm on top.
Remove cookies and cool on wire racks.
First published: 1996-01-27 last updated: 2012-09-23
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