Double Chocolate Cookie

These  very large, chewy cookies, almost like brownies the recipe was  taken from the back of the Baker’s semi-sweet baking chocolate box.                       

Ingredients:

  1. large microwaveable bowl
  2. 1 package Baker’s semi-sweet baking chocolate (8 squares)
  3. ¾ cup firmly packed brown sugar
  4. ¼ cup butter, softened
  5. 2 eggs
  6. 1 tsp. vanilla
  7. 1 cup flour
  8. ¼ teaspoon soda
  9. ¼ teaspoon cream of tartar
  10. 8 ounces semi-sweet chocolate morsels
  11. 2 cups chopped nuts, optional

 Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees and prepare 2 baking sheets with parchment paper

  1. Place the 8 chocolate baking squares in a large microwaveable bowl and microwave on high for 1-2 minutes.
  2. Remove and stir with a wooden spoon.
  3. Add sugar, butter, eggs, and vanilla.
  4. Stir with wooden spoon until well blended.
  5. Sift flour, soda, and cream of tartar.
  6. Add to blended chocolate mixture and mix until a uniform dough has formed.
  7. Add semi-sweet chocolate morsels and nuts.
  8. Use a ¼ cup measure to scoop out dough and drop on the baking sheet about 2” apart.
  9. Press down on the dough using the back of the measuring cup.
  10. Bake in pre-heated oven for about 18 minutes.
  11. Leave cookies on pan for a couple of minutes to firm up, and then remove to cooling rack. 

Yield: 1 dozen huge 3”round cookies.

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