If you are into chocolate I have something for you!
Chocolate Cookies – they are wonderful and really full of chocolate!
They are almost more chocolaty than chocolate itself.
Can you imagine?
To prepare these heavenly Chocolate Cookies you need:
8 ounces (240 grams) chopped semi-sweet chocolate; this amount will be melted
4 tablespoons (56 grams) unsalted butter
2/3 cup (86 grams) all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 large eggs
3/4 cup (150 grams) sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
5 ounces (150 grams) chopped semi-sweet chocolate
1. Preheat an oven to 350 F (176 C).
2. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
3. Chop the chocolate into chunks.
4. In the bowl of your electric mixer mix the sugar…
5. … the eggs and the vanilla extract until light and fluffy (about 4 minutes).
6. While the mixer is doing its job we can melt the chocolate with butter (not all the chocolate, just the first 8 ounces).
You can do this in a bowl placed over a pot of simmering water or in a microwave oven.
I had hard time trying to resist this.
7. Now reduce the speed of the electric mixer to low and add the melted chocolate mixture.
8. In a separate bowl whisk together the flour, baking powder and salt.
Mix in the flour mixture until just combined.
9. Stir in the chocolate chunks.
You can set some chunks aside to place on top of the cookies.
10. Drop heaping tablespoons of the dough 2 to 3 inches apart onto the baking sheet.
11. Bake, rotating the sheet halfway through, until the cookies are shiny and crackly yet soft in centers, 12 to 15 minutes.
This lovely recipe was adapted from marthastewart.com and makes about 12 (3-inch) cookies.
Enjoy dearest friends!
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23 thoughts on “Gorgeous Chocolate Cookies”
MMM, MMM, MMM!!
wow! making these straightaway…
Yum they look chocolatey delicious!
What a great informative post. Beautiful photos, professional quality.
Thanks for sharing.
Your photos are so clear, light, and beautiful! They make me want to jump up and make these cookies now. YUMMY!
These look so delicious! I’m also a fan of chopping up my own chocolate rather than using chocolate chips…there’s just something about the quality and taste of buying a block of chocolate and doing it yourself.
Oh, good heavens! These look like they embody everything chocolate cookies were meant to be. A real home-run in the cookie department, that’s for sure! Lovely photos too.
I’m back to the blogging world, belated Happy Thanksgiving!
OMGOOOOBIES! These are soooo soo perfect! Wow. The cookies itself are fabulous! The thin layer of crust above is absolutely divine! Ahhhhh, I really really reall want to try this so bad. I will try this later on! Thanks a lot for sharing! THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU!
I made these today for Christmas cookie trays…WOW!!!! SOOOOO GOOD! I dare say my new favorite cookie?? Thanks for the great recipe!
amazing..with a glass of milk..
Oh, they look like single servings of brownies. So perfectly chocolaty and delicious. I’ve just found your blog and am really enjoying it!
whoa! so yummy it is…
me is already craving for it! just lack of ingredients… 🙂
i love to cook cookies and this reciept is just amazing, tnx for sharing
Couldn’t resist… these are in my oven as I write 🙂 THANKS for sharing!!!
Will These Cookies Stay Soft Over 2-3 day..
Love Your Recipes..
I guess they will. But keep them in an airtight container. Happy baking to you! 🙂 Petra
i bought all the ingredients except the semi sweet chocolate..just wanted to ask if you could use milk chocolate
would you need to change the amount of sugar in the cookies..
Milk chocolate is all right, but the chunks may not stay so solid as the semi-sweet or bitter-sweet chocolate chunks. And I wouldn’t change the amount of sugar, it will end up being just slightly more sweet. 🙂 Petra
lovely recipe..what is the temperature for baking?
I have made these a few times now – they are just amazing – I made them for a faculty department meeting at college and almost everyone asked for the recipe! Great cookies – thank you!
Wooow, girl!… I <3 YOUR PAGE…! Amazing all the recipes!…. I want to do all!
The pictures are the most beautiful…!
they are amazing 😀
however when I baked them they just sorta pooled out…they didn’t have that nice round cookie shape. any help?