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Chocolate Truffle Cookies

Course: cookies, Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: chocolate truffle cookies, cookies, chocolate cookies
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes
Servings: 24
Calories: 177kcal
Author: Laureen King
These Chocolate Truffle Cookies are the ultimate chocolate lover's cookie. These cookies are nice and crisp on the outside yet soft and chewy on the inside.
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Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup plus 2 tbsp. all purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 tbsp unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/4 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 10 ounces good quality bitter sweet chocolate chopped
  • 1/4 cup plus 1 tbsp. butter room temperature
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 3 large eggs room temperature
  • 1/2 tbsp vanilla
  • 1 cup good quality bitter sweet chocolate chips

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350°. Line cookie sheets with parchment paper.
  • In a bowl sift together flour, cocoa powder, baking powder and salt.
  • Using a heat proof bowl melt chocolate in microwave at 50% power, stirring occasionally until melted and smooth, set aside to cool for 5 to 10 minutes.
  • In large mixing bowl using paddle attachment, combine butter and sugar and beat on medium speed until creamy.
  • Add eggs, one at a time mixing well in between.
  • Increase speed to high and beat for about 3 minutes until batter is light and pale in colour, scrape bowl as needed.
  • Turn mixer to low, add in melted chocolate and vanilla, combine just until incorporated.
  • Remove bowl from mixer and with spatula fold in flour mixture. (do not over mix )
  • Stir in chocolate chips.
  • Immediately scoop dough onto cookie sheets (heaping tablespoon) about 2 inches apart.
  • As dough will harden quickly scoop all dough onto cookies sheets. It is best to bake all cookies at once if you have a convection oven, if not keep cookies at room temperature until ready to bake next batch.
  • Bake 14-16 minutes until tops evenly crack, turn cookie sheet halfway through baking time.
  • Leave cookies to cool on cookie sheet on wire rack before removing.

Notes

adapted from Tom Douglas The Dahlia Bakery Cookbook

Nutrition

Calories: 177kcal | Carbohydrates: 21g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 26mg | Sodium: 58mg | Potassium: 135mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 15g | Vitamin A: 95IU | Calcium: 36mg | Iron: 1.1mg