Chocolate Espresso Cookies
One of our most frequently requested cookies.
Rich and flavorful, they will certainly fulfill your chocolate fix.
If not, just eat another one, or two. They're that good.
2 cups flour
1/2 cup cocoa powder
2 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp salt
16 oz or 2 cups semisweet chocolate
4 large eggs
2 tsp vanilla
2 tsp espresso powder finely ground
10 tbs butter softened
1/1/2 cups packed light brown sugar
1/2 cup sugar
Sift together flour, cocoa powder, baking powder and salt in a bowl, set aside. Melt chocolate in a bowl over simmering water on stove, stirring till melted. Beat eggs and vanilla lightly with a fork and sprinkle coffee over, set aside. In a mixer beat butter till smooth and creamy, beat in sugars. Reduce speed add egg mixture then chocolate in a slow stream beat till combined. Scrape bowl set mixer on slow add dry ingredients mix till combined. Do not over beat. Cover with plastic and let sit for 30 minutes. Set oven to 350 and line baking pans with parchment paper. Scoop 1 heaping tablespoon of dough onto paper. Bake 5 minutes then rotate pan and cook another 5 minutes, cool cookies on paper then slide parchment paper onto the racks. These are chewy and quite tasty.