Ultimate Double Chocolate Cookies

Ultimate Double Chocolate Cookies - Ingredients

  • 12 ounce(s) Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips
  • 11 1/2 ounce(s) 60% Cacao Bittersweet Chocolate Chips
  • 6 tablespoon(s) unsalted butter
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 cup(s) sugar
  • 1/3 cup(s) all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon(s) baking powder
  • 1 cup(s) chopped walnuts – NOT OPTIONAL

Directions
*In double boiler over hot water, melt bittersweet chocolate chips and butter.*

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In large bowl with electric mixer or whisk, **beat eggs and sugar until thick** Ultimate Double Chocolate Chip Cookies - Egg & Sugar Mix 4 Ultimate Double Chocolate Chip Cookies - Egg & Sugar Mix 3

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Stir into chocolate mixture.

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The mixture will be fairly thick.  Ultimate Double Chocolate Chip Cookies (40)

In small bowl, stir together flour and baking powder. Ultimate Double Chocolate Chip Cookies (05) Ultimate Double Chocolate Chip Cookies (07)

Stir into chocolate mixture.

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In a separate bowl, mix the semi-sweet chocolate chips and walnuts together.  Ultimate Double Chocolate Chip Cookies (38)

Then add to the chocolate/egg mixture. Ultimate Double Chocolate Chip Cookies (37)Ultimate Double Chocolate Chip Cookies (34)Ultimate Double Chocolate Chip Cookies (30)

****Using a sheet of plastic wrap, form dough into two logs, each 2 inches in diameter and about 12 inches long.

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The dough will be quite soft, use plastic wrap to hold dough in log shape. Wrap tightly.

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Refrigerate at least 1 hour or until firm. (Dough may be frozen; thaw in refrigerator before proceeding with recipe.)****

Heat oven to 375°F.

Unwrap dough.

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With sharp knife, cut into 3/4-inch slices. Ultimate Double Chocolate Chip Cookies - 07

Place slices 1 1/2 inches apart on greased or parchment-lined cookie sheet. Ultimate Double Chocolate Chip Cookies - 08

Bake 12 to 14 minutes or until shiny crust forms on top but interior is still soft. Ultimate Double Chocolate Chip Cookies - 10

Cool on baking sheet; store in airtight tin up to 1 week.

TIPS: * If you don’t have a double boiler, use a glass bowl or a metal bowl on top of the pot.

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**Mix the eggs & sugar for a couple of minutes, let sit for a few minutes & then mix again for a minute or two.  It’ll thicken much easier than just mixing alone. Ultimate Double Chocolate Chip Cookies - Egg & Sugar Mix 2

*** For an easier time chopping the walnuts, you can put the shelled walnuts in a zip-lock bag and use a rolling pin  to crush them.  Ultimate Double Chocolate Chip Cookies (4)

**** I found that using the edge of a cookie sheet to form the log was much easier to get an even log.

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