Heavenly Chocolate Chunk Cookies Recipe

Summary

Preparation Time15 MinCooking Time15 Min
Ready In30 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexJust EnjoyServings24
CuisineCourse
MethodDish
SpecialityVegetarian
Main IngredientInterest Group

Ingredients

 Butter/Margarine3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
 Instant coffee granules2 Tablespoon
 All purpose flour2 1⁄8 Cup (34 tbs) (2 Cups Plus 2 Tablespoons)
 Baking soda1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Salt1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Firmly packed brown sugar1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Granulated sugar1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Egg1 Large
 Egg yolk1
 Semisweet chocolate chunks11 1⁄2 Ounce (1 Package)
 Walnut halves1 Cup (16 tbs), toasted

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 239 Calories from Fat 104

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 12 g18.4%

Saturated Fat 5.1 g25.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 31.6 mg

Sodium 111.4 mg4.6%

Total Carbohydrates 32 g10.6%

Dietary Fiber 0.58 g2.3%

Sugars 18.3 g

Protein 3 g5.6%

Vitamin A 3.9% Vitamin C 0.09%

Calcium 1.9% Iron 4.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

1. Sift the flour, baking powder and salt together and keep aside.
2. Preheat the oven to 325°F before baking

MAKING
3. Take a small saucepan and add butter and coffee granules.
4. Melt the butter over a low flame, stirring, until the coffee dissolves completely.
5. Take pan of the heat and set aside to cool slightly
6. In a large mixing bowl, place the egg, egg yolk and sugars and beat it with an electric mixer until thick.
7. Gradually pour in the butter-coffee mixture, beating until well blended into the egg mixture
8. Add the flour mixture to the creamed mixture in batches, beating at low speed until well blended into thick batter.
9. Fold in the chocolate chunks and nuts
10. Drop the batter, using a tablespoon onto the cookie sheets, leaving 2 inch space between each.
11. Bake them in the preheated oven for 12 to 15 minutes until dry.
12. Remove from oven and cool cookies slightly on baking sheets then carefully loosen with a spatula and slide them to on a wire rack to cool and harden

SERVING
13. These cookies simply melt in the mouth when served warm with tea, coffee, hot chocolate or warm milk.
14. Pack them and include in your Holiday gift hampers.

TIPS
Store baked cookies in a wax paper lined air tight container or jar, in a cool dry place.
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