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Photo: Leigh Beisch; Styling: Dan Becker Photo by: Photo: Leigh Beisch; Styling: Dan Becker

Chocolate Decadence Cookies

Don't overbake these Chocolate Decadence Cookies–they're best when slightly gooey. Try making them for a sweet food gift during the holiday season.

This recipe goes with: Hazelnut Nutella Sandwich Cookies, Chocolate Peppermint Patty Cookies, Double Chocolate Cookies, Chocolate Peanut Butter Thumbprint Cookies 

Sunset DECEMBER 2009

  • Yield: Makes about 40 cookies

Ingredients

  • 10 ounce bittersweet chocolate, chopped
  • 2 ounces unsweetened chocolate, chopped
  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter, cut into chunks
  • 3 large eggs, at room temperature
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 3/4 cup flour
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt

Preparation

1. Put chocolates and butter in a medium metal bowl and set bowl over a pan filled with 1 in. of simmering water. Cook, stirring occasionally, until melted, then remove from heat and let cool slightly. Whisk in eggs and sugar, mixing until combined. Then whisk in flour, baking powder, and salt. Chill dough, covered, until firm, about 2 hours.

2. Let dough sit at room temperature 15 minutes. Meanwhile, preheat oven to 350° and line 2 baking sheets with parchment paper. Scoop 1 tbsp. portions of dough, rolling each into a ball, and put onto sheets 1 in. apart. Bake cookies until they no longer look wet on top, about 8 minutes. Let cool on baking sheets.

Make ahead: Batter up to 1 day; baked cookies up to 2 days, airtight.

Note: Nutritional analysis is per cookie.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 86
  • Calories from fat: 56%
  • Protein: 1.4g
  • Fat: 5.3g
  • Saturated fat: 2.8g
  • Carbohydrate: 11g
  • Fiber: 0.8g
  • Sodium: 27mg
  • Cholesterol: 19mg
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