Dark Chocolate Lava Drops

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READY IN: 1hr 27mins
Recipe by Lainey39

This recipe is from Land O Lakes.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Place butter and bittersweet chocolate in large microwave-safe bowl.
  3. Microwave on high, stirring every 30 seconds, until melted and smooth (1-2 minutes).
  4. Cool 10 minutes.
  5. Add 3/4 cup sugar and egg to melted chocolate mixture; beat at medium speed until well mixed.
  6. Reduce speed to low; add flour, baking powder and salt.
  7. Continue beating until well mixed.
  8. Shape dough into 1-inch balls.
  9. Press 1 chocolate candy into each ball; form dough around candy to completely cover.
  10. Place 1/2 cup sugar in small bowl; roll balls in sugar.
  11. Place 1 inch apart onto lightly greased cookie sheets.
  12. Bake for 9-11 minutes or until set.
  13. Cool 5 minutes on cookie sheet.
  14. Serve warm.
  15. Make-ahead tip: Shape cookies; roll in sugar.
  16. Place in container with tight-fitting lid.
  17. Store at room temperature up to 2 hours or refrigerate unitl baking.
  18. Reheating tip: Place 2 cookies onto microwave-safe plate.
  19. Microwave on high until centers are melted (15-30 seconds). Do not overheat.

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