1 1/4 c. butter-softened, 2 c. sugar, 2 eggs-beaten, 2 tsp. vanilla, 2 cups flour, 3/4 c. cocoa, 1 tsp. baking soda, 1/2 tsp. salt
Cream butter, sugar, eggs, and vanilla. Combine flour, cocoa, baking soda and salt and add to mixture. Mix until incorporated. Bake in a 350 degree oven 8-9 minutes. Cool on cookie sheet then transfer to wire rack when they can easily be lifted with a spatula.