The Cookies That Thinks It's a Brownie

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 20 mins

These crackly and chocolatey cookies are similar to the ones my mother would buy from Delmont Pastries in Baton Rouge for holidays when I was a child. From

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a double boiler or microwave oven, melt the chocolate and butter and stir together; set aside to cool.
  2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease and flour 2 cookie sheets.
  3. In a large bowl, mix the eggs and sugar on high speed of an electric mixer for 2 to 3 minutes.
  4. On low speed, add the melted chocolate mixture and vanilla while mixing. Sift together the flour, baking powder and salt; fold into the egg mixture with a large spoon.
  5. Stir in the nuts, and let the batter rest for 5 minutes.
  6. Drop dough by tablespoonfuls onto the prepared cookie sheets. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes. Cookies should spring back to touch.
  7. Remove cookies to wire rack to cool.