Bready or Not: Ultimate Chocolate Cookies

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Ultimate Chocolate Cookies! Say that in a gravelly announcer-guy voice. ULTIMATE CHOCOLATE COOKIES!

Bready or Not: Ultimate Chocolate Cookies

These are loaded with chocolate–melted into the dough and with bonus chocolate chips, too! Oh yeah, and cocoa!

Bready or Not: Ultimate Chocolate Cookies

The addition of espresso powder (or instant coffee) amps up that chocolate flavor, too. If you don’t keep that around for your cookies and brownies, it’s a good habit to start.

Bready or Not: Ultimate Chocolate Cookies

I mean, amping up chocolate flavor is DEFINITELY a good thing.

Bready or Not: Ultimate Chocolate Cookies

You might even say it makes things… ultimate.

Bready or Not: Ultimate Chocolate Cookies

Modified from AllRecipes Magazine February/March 2015.

Bready or Not: Ultimate Chocolate Cookies

These cookies are a must for chocoholics! Note that the cookie dough needs to set for at least 30 minutes prior to baking. Makes 50 teaspoon-sized cookies.
Course: Dessert, Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: chocolate, cookies
Author: Beth Cato

Ingredients

  • 12 ounces semisweet chocolate chips 1 bag, divided
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup cocoa powder Dutch process or regular unsweetened, sifted
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 5 Tablespoons unsalted butter room temperature
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar packed
  • 1/4 cup white sugar
  • 2 eggs room temperature
  • 1 teaspoon espresso powder or instant-coffee granules
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Instructions

  • On the stove top or in a microwave, melt 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips, warming until smooth. Set aside to cool.
  • In another bowl, stir together flour, cocoa, baking powder, and salt.
  • In a big bowl, beat together the butter and two sugars until light and fluffy. Beat in eggs, scraping bowl to make sure everything is combined. Follow up with espresso powder and vanilla, then the melted chocolate. Stir in flour mixture. Fold in the remaining chocolate chips.
  • Cover mixing bowl and let dough stand for about 30 minutes so that the chocolate can set.
  • Preheat oven at 350-degrees. Use a teaspoon scoop to place dough spaced out on parchment-covered cookie sheet or seasoned stoneware.
  • Bake for 10 to 12 minutes. Remove from oven and let set on stove about 10 minutes before moving cookies to a rack to completely cool.
  • Store in sealed containers at room temperature. Cookies may crisp up more after 1 day, but keep quite well.
  • OM NOM NOM!

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