Delicious midnight cookies that are frugal and take next to no time to get in the oven!
Light your oven to gas mark 5 (190C).
Line two baking trays with baking tray liners or greaseproof paper.
Cream together the butter and sugar.
Add the egg and vanilla to the creamed butter & sugar.
In a separate bowl sieve together the cocoa powder, flour & bicarbonate of soda. Mix.
Add the dry mixture to the wet mixture and combine.
Dampen your hands. Roll out walnut-sized balls of the mixture, 6-8 to a tray.
Bake for 10-11 minutes. Remove when still slightly soft.
Leave to cool (and harden) on a baking tray.