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Double Chocolate Cookies

  • Servings:

    Makes About 18 cookies as an appetizer
  • Prep Time:

    26 minutes
  • Cook Time:

    60 minutes

Ingredients

This recipe was adapted for fresh from Flour: Spectacular Recipes from Boston's Flour Bakery + Cafe by Joanne Chang, Chronicle Books (2010). You will need to chill the dough for at least 3 hours when preparing this recipe.
9 oz. bittersweet chocolate
6 oz. unsweetened chocolate
8 Tbsp. unsalted butter
1/2 tsp. vanilla extract
1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
4 large eggs
1/2 cup all-purpose flour
1/4 tsp. baking soda
1/4 tsp. cream of tartar
1/4 tsp. salt
1/4 tsp. instant espresso powder or instant coffee powder
3/4 cup walnuts, toasted and chopped
Double Chocolate Cookies

Directions

1. Chop 5 ounces bittersweet chocolate and 4 ounces unsweetened chocolate and place in a metal bowl; place over a small pot of simmering water and heat until melted, stirring occasionally. Chop remaining 4 ounces bittersweet chocolate into 1/2" pieces and set aside. Finely shave remaining 2 ounces unsweetened chocolate and set aside.
2. Add butter to metal bowl with melted chocolate and stir frequently until butter is melted; remove from heat and whisk in vanilla.
3. Combine sugar and eggs in a large bowl and beat with an electric mixer on medium until thickened and pale yellow, about 5 minutes. With mixer on low, slowly add melted chocolate and butter mixture and beat 15 more seconds.
4. In a medium bowl, combine flour, baking soda, cream of tartar, salt, espresso powder, reserved chopped bittersweet chocolate, reserved shaved unsweetened chocolate, and toasted walnuts. Fold dry ingredients into butter mixture with a rubber spatula until dough is well combined. Transfer dough to an airtight container and refrigerate for at least 3 hours and up to one day.
5. Place a rack in center of oven and heat to 350 degrees. Drop 1/4-cup portions of dough onto a baking sheet, set about 2" apart. Bake until cookies are cracked on top and centers are soft but not liquid-y when gently pressed, 15 to 20 minutes; let cool on baking sheet 10 to 15 minutes, then transfer to a wire rack to cool completely. Repeat with remaining cookie dough. Transfer cookies to an airtight container and store for up to three days.
Source: Hannaford fresh Magazine, December 2018

Nutrition

Nutritional Facts
Servings Makes About 18 cookies
Base Nutrients
Calories 280 kcal (14%)
Calories from Fat 180 kcal (0%)
Total Fat 20 g (30%)
Saturated Fat 10 g (50%)
Cholesterol 55 mg (18%)
Sodium 65 mg (2%)
Total Carbohydrates 30 g (10%)
Dietary Fiber 3 g (12%)
Protein 5 g (8%)
Vitamins
Vitamin A n/a
Vitamin C n/a
Minerals
Calcium n/a
Iron n/a
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