Decadent Chocolate Cookies

Diane M.

By
@dinee

Ok... So, sometimes a person just needs chocolate. When that happens, I go to this, my husband's recipe. Obviously he knows what it takes to make a me happy! These are sooo good and chocolatey...


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Serves:

4 dozen

Ingredients

1/2 c
shortening
1/2 c
brown sugar, firmly packed
1
egg
1/2 c
sour cream
1 1/2 tsp
real vanilla extract
3 c
semi-sweet chocolate chips(divided)
1 3/4 c
all purpose flour
1/2 tsp
cinnamon
1/2 tsp
salt
1/2 tsp
baking powder
1/2 tsp
baking soda
1 c
chopped walnuts or pecans

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Cream together the shortening with the brown sugar.
2
Mix into the creamed mixture the egg, sour cream, and vanilla.
3
Melt HALF(1 1/2 cups) of the chocolate chips in the microwave (in 20 second intervals, stirring in between, until almost melted, then stop. It will continue melting)
Add to the creamed mixture.
4
In separate bowl, mix flour, cinnamon, salt, baking powder, and baking soda. Add to the creamed mixture, stirring until smooth.
5
Fold in nuts and remaining(1 1/2 cups) chocolate chips (or can substitute peanut butter chips instead). Chill dough for about 1/2 hour.
6
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Place heaping tsps of dough on greased cookie sheets and bake for 10-12 mins, or just until set up. Do not overbake, cookies will still be a bit soft because of all the chocolate. Let cool for a few mins on the cookie sheet before placing on cooling racks. Wrap these babies in pretty containers and deliver to your friends with a carton of milk! They will love you!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies, Chocolate
Hashtags: #gifts, #potluck, #rich