Double-Chocolate Cookies

Oxmoor House
4 1/2 dozen

Ingredients

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4 (1-ounce) squares unsweetened chocolate, melted
1 cup butter or margarine, softened
2 cups sugar
4 eggs
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1/4 teaspoon salt
2 cups all-purpose flour
1 cup chopped pecans, toasted
1 (6-ounce) package semi-sweet chocolate morsels

Preparation

Cream butter in a large mixing bowl; gradually add sugar, beating well. Add melted chocolate, eggs, vanilla, and salt; mix well. Add flour to creamed mixture, stirring well. Stir in pecans and chocolate morsels.

Drop by heaping teaspoonfuls 2 inches apart onto greased cookie sheets. Bake at 350° for 10 minutes. Cool 1 minute on cookie sheets. Remove to wire racks to cool completely.

Spread bottom side of half the cookies with 1 to 2 teaspoons of Creamy Chocolate Filling. Top with remaining cookies to make a sandwich.

Created date

February 2010