If you love chocolate brownies, then you must try these chewy, double the chocolate, double the yum cookies. This recipe is a keeper.
2 tablespoons butter
2 (1-ounce) squares unsweetened chocolate
1 (12-ounce) package or 2 cups semisweet chocolate chips - divided use
2/3 cup granulated sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 large eggs, beaten
1/4 cup all-purpose flour
1/4 teaspoon baking powder
Pinch of sea or kosher salt
1 cup chopped pecans or walnuts (optional)
- Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C).
- In a medium saucepan melt the butter over medium-low heat; add the unsweetened chocolate squares, stirring until melted, then add 1 cup of the chocolate chips, continuing to stir until melted. Remove from heat.
- Add the sugar and vanilla to the chocolate mixture, stirring until well combined.
- Add the beaten eggs, flour, baking powder and salt. Beat until well combined, scraping sides of pan occasionally. Stir in the remaining chocolate morsels, and if using, the nuts.
- Drop dough by rounded teaspoonfuls about 2-inches apart onto well-greased baking sheet.
- Bake in preheated oven for 10 to 12 minutes or until edges are firm and surfaces are dull and slightly cracked.
- Allow cookies to cool slightly on the baking sheet before transfering to wire racks to cool completely.
Makes 3 dozen cookies.
Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/36 of recipe): 102.0 calories; 53% calories from fat; 6.7g total fat; 13.4mg cholesterol; 13.3mg sodium; 32.3mg potassium; 11.3g carbohydrates; 1.1g fiber; 3.9g sugar; 10.3g net carbs; 1.5g protein.