Dark Chocolate Charm

Posted by on May 20, 2015 in Cookies | 2 comments

What’s the big deal about chocolate?  I wondered about this for years because chocolate had no allure or dominion over me; then plonk, DARK chocolate emerges. This cookie ratifies dark chocolate, cocoa and instant espresso in a lush, chewy, and tender studded sphere.  Chocolate, Dark Chocolate, and Espresso Cookies.

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Lots of butter, two kinds of chocolate and espresso team up with the usual suspects.

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Simply, combine the butter and sugars until light and fluffy.

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Add eggs, vanilla

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and espresso.

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Add the dry ingredients just until combined but not overworked; stir in chocolate chips.

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Bake 10 minutes; just until dry to the touch.

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The cookies magically darken as they cool.

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Rarely is a cookie so alluring-- warm from the oven-- to have dominion over me!

Chocolate, Dark Chocolate Chip Espresso Cookies

Ingredients

  • 2 ¼ cups flour
  • ½ cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 cup (2 sticks) butter, softened
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 Tablespoon vanilla
  • 1 Tablespoon instant espresso powder
  • 2 cups dark chocolate chips

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. In a bowl, sift together the flour, cocoa, salt and soda.
  3. In the bowl of a mixer combine the butter and sugars until light and fluffy. Add eggs, vanilla and espresso. Add in the dry ingredients and stir in chocolate chips.
  4. Drop onto prepared baking sheets and bake about 10 minutes or just until dry to the touch and slightly cracked. Cool on racks.
  5. Makes about 2 dozen cookies
  6. © Copyright 2015 Peggy Barrett Lunde
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2 Comments

  1. 5-20-2015

    WHOA! I don’t know how you do this! Something different and delicious everyday!!
    Xoxo

  2. 5-20-2015

    Another fabulous chocolate cookie! Have made every one of the ones you post, Thank you again for this one.

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