Thursday, October 9, 2008

Dark Chocolate Dream Cookies

I found these recipe in a french cookbook a few years ago. I have since modified it and have included a few variations. This is a super rich dark chocolately indulance! A perfect way to get that chocolate fix!!! ;-)

Dark Chocolate Dream Cookies

1 1/2 C All Purpose Flour

1/2 C Unsweetened Cocoa

1 Tsp Baking Soda

1 Tsp Salt

5 Oz Dark chocolate

3 Oz Milk Chocolate

4 Oz Unsweetened Baking Chocolate

1 1/2 C Tightly Packed Brown Sugar

3 Eggs

1 Tsp Pure Vanilla Extract

1 1/2 Sticks of Butter

1/2 C White Chocolate Chips

1/2 C Semisweet Chocolate Chips

1/4 C Pecan Pieces


Grasshopper Dream Cookies

Omit vanilla, white chocolate chips, semisweet chips, and pecan pieces and add:

1 Tsp Mint Extract

1/2 C Mint Chocolate Chips

Dark Strawberry Dream Cookies

Omit vanilla, white chocolate chips and pecan pieces and add:

2 Tsp Strawberry Extract

1 C Semisweet Chocolate Chips

  1. Preheat oven to 325 F.

  2. Sift together flour, cocoa, baking soda, and salt. Set aside.

  3. Melt chocolates in a double boiler. Remove from heat.

  4. Cream brown sugar and butter in a large bowl.

  5. Add eggs, one at a time.

  6. Add vanilla. (or other extracts)

  7. Add the melted chocolate.

  8. Add sifted flour mixture.

  9. Scoop heaving tablespoons full of dough onto greased cookie sheet.

  10. Bake for 15-20 minutes.

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