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    Molten Lava Cookies

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    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    39 mins

    30 mins

    9 mins

    shadowgirl...'s Note:

    Thanks to Better Homes & Gardens for this recipe. Love these cookies, but I love chocolate. Not hard to make. I'm not a baker and I had no problems. If you have kids, they'll be GONE. Enjoy.

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    Ingredients:

    Serves: 24

    Yield:

    dozen

    Units: US | Metric

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Preheat 350°F.
    2. 2
      Cream together butter & sugar.
    3. 3
      Add cocoa powder, eggs & vanilla. Mix well.
    4. 4
      In separate bowl, combine flour & baking powder. Gradually add to butter mixture.
    5. 5
      Shape dough into 1" balls. Using your thumb, press into the center. Fill with a piece of chocolate & fold dough over to cover chocolate.
    6. 6
      Place balls 2" apart on baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
    7. 7
      Bake 9-11 minutes or until edges are firm, but tops are still soft. Remove and cool. Dust with powder sugar, if desired.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on December 15, 2012

      55

      For all chocolaholics, you gotta try these! Main problem is that you cannot eat just one. I used chips (wanted to use up) so that is why my chocolate middles did not spread out. Made for Fall PAC 2012. Update: made again with correct chocolate and left the pieces quite big -- over 1/4 inch and removed from oven when puffiness dropped-- about 10 minutes. Wonderful cookie!

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    • on April 17, 2009

      55

      OMG!!!! These are the best cookies!!! Made as directed and I could hardly wait for them to cool! I used my 1 inch cookie scoop, pushed a piece of chocolate in the middle and used a knife to spread the batter over the chocolate so it was completely covered. Was very easy. Will definately make again and again!! Made for Spring 2009 PAC.

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    • on February 07, 2013

      55

      I couldn't love these cookies anymore, if I tried hard. I want to marry them. OMG, these things are decadent and chocolate-y. I have to say that they are wonderful at room temperature, but they are like 'chocolate vacation in your mouth' when they are warm/heated up. I used the microwave for 10 seconds to warm one up and NIRVANA. You must make these - they made me start my 'Best of 2013' cookbook, and this recipe was the reason. Thanks so much for sharing a fabulous recipe, shadowgirl...

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    Nutritional Facts for Molten Lava Cookies

    Serving Size: 1 (45 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 24

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 192.1
     
    Calories from Fat 85
    44%
    Total Fat 9.5 g
    14%
    Saturated Fat 5.8 g
    29%
    Cholesterol 35.8 mg
    11%
    Sodium 89.9 mg
    3%
    Total Carbohydrate 26.8 g
    8%
    Dietary Fiber 1.4 g
    5%
    Sugars 16.7 g
    67%
    Protein 2.4 g
    4%

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