Flour-less Chocolate Cookies

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Parchment paper – line 2 cookie sheets with it

3 c. confectioner's sugar

½ c. + 3 T. cocoa (I round it to ¾ c.)

4 egg whites

1 T. vanilla extract

Optional: 2 c. chopped nuts

Optional: 1 c. chocolate chips

Mix dry ingredients. Stir in eggs and vanilla with a spoon. Mix in optional ingredients. Drop by spoonfuls on lined cookie sheets. Bake at 350º for 15 minutes. Let cool before removing from parchment. Store in air-tight container.