Chocolate Wows

Recipe by LAURIE
READY IN: 33mins
YIELD: 48 cookies
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 13
    cup flour
  • 14
    cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1
    teaspoon baking powder
  • 14
    teaspoon salt
  • 6
    ounces semisweet chocolate, chopped
  • 12
    cup butter
  • 2
    large eggs
  • 34
    cup sugar
  • 1 12
    teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2
    cups pecans, chopped
  • 1
    cup semi-sweet chocolate chips or 1 cup milk chocolate chips
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat over to 325°.
  • Line 2 cookie sheets with parchment paper.
  • In small bowl combine flour, cocoa, baking powder and salt.
  • In heavy saucepan melt chocolate and butter over low heat stirring until smooth.
  • Remove from heat and cool.
  • In large bowl beat at medium speed, eggs and sugar until light and lemony colored, about 2 minutes.
  • Reduce to low speed and add cooled chocolate mixture, flour mixture and vanilla.
  • Beat just until blended.
  • Increase speed to medium and beat 2 minutes.
  • With wooden spoon, stir in pecans and chips.
  • Drop by rounded teaspoonfuls 2-inches apart on cookie sheets.
  • With back of spoon, spread batter into 2 inch rounds.
  • Bake until tops are shiny and cracked, about 13 minutes.
  • If doing 2 sheets at once, rotate between racks at about 6 minutes.
  • Cool 10 minutes on sheet then transfer to rack to cool totally.
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