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Chocolate Espresso Cookies

Posted By Jennifer On August 31, 2010 @ 12:55 pm In chocolate,cookies | Comments Disabled

Read and see more at Bake or Break. Recipe from Taste of the South.

  • 8 ounces semisweet chocolate, coarsely chopped
  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter
  • 3/4 cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 & 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons espresso powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup semisweet chocolate chips
  • confectioner’s sugar, for garnishing

Place chopped chocolate and butter in microwave-safe bowl. Microwave until melted, stirring every 30 seconds. Set aside to cool slightly.

Beat brown sugar and chocolate on high speed of an electric mixer until light and fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Set aside.

in a separate bowl, combine flour, espresso powder, baking powder, and salt. Turn mixer on low speed and gradually add flour mixture to chocolate mixture. Beat until smooth. Stir in chocolate chips. Wrap dough in plastic wrap. Refrigerate about 4 hours.

Preheat oven to 350. Line baking sheets with parchment paper or silicone liners.

Roll dough into 1-inch balls. Place two inches apart on baking sheets. Bake 9-10 minutes, or until browned around the edges. Cool cookies on wire racks. Sprinkle with confectioners’ sugar.

Makes about 3 dozen cookies.

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