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Chocolate WOWS Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Sir Adrianus Russell
Added: Saturday, December 24, 2005

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1/3 cup all-purpose flour
1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
6 squares (6 ounces) semisweet chocolate, chopped
1/2 cup butter or margarine (1 stick)
2 large eggs
3/4 cup sugar
1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
2 cups pecans (8 ounces), chopped
1 package (6 ounces) semisweet chocolate chip (1 cup)

Directions:
Directions:
1. Preheat oven to 325 F. Grease two large cookie sheets. In small bowl, combine flour cocoa, baking powder, and salt.

2. In heavy 2-quart saucepan, melt chocolate and butter over low heat, stirring frequently, until smooth. Remove from heat and cool.

3. In large bowl, with mixer at medium speed, beat egg and sugar until light and lemon colored, about 2 minutes, frequently scraping bowl with rubber spatula. reduced speed to low. Add cooled chocolate mixture, flour mixture and vanilla; beat just until blended. Increase speed to medium; beat 2 minutes; with wooden spoon, 2 inches apart, on prepared cookie sheets. With small metal spatula or back of spoon, stir in pecans and chocolate chips.

4 Drop batter by rounded teaspoons, 2 inches apart, on prepared cookie sheets. With small metal spatula or back of spoon, spread batter into 2-inche rounds. Bake until tops are shiny and cracked, about 14 minutes, rotating cookies sheets between upper and lower oven rackes halfway through backing. Cool 10 minutes on cookie sheet. With wide metal spatula, transfer cookies to wire racks to cool competely.

5. Repeat with remaining batter

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
48
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
20
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Each cookie: About 102 calories, 1 g protein, 9 g carbohydrate, 7 g total fat (3 g saturated), 14 mg cholesterol, 45 mg soduim

 

 

 

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