Cookie That Thinks It's a Brownie Recipe
- 4 tablespoons butter
- 12 (1 ounce) squares semisweet chocolate, chopped
- 3 eggs
- ¾ cup white sugar
- 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
- ⅓ cup all-purpose flour
- ¼ teaspoon baking powder
- ¼ teaspoon salt
- 1 cup chopped walnuts
step 1: In a double boiler or microwave oven (on low), melt the chocolate and butter and stir together; set aside to cool.
step 2: Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour 2 cookie sheets.
step 3: In a large bowl, mix the eggs and sugar on high speed of an electric mixer for 2 to 3 minutes. On low speed, add the melted chocolate mixture and vanilla while mixing. Sift together the flour, baking powder, and salt; fold into the egg mixture with a large spoon. Stir in the nuts, and let the batter rest for 5 minutes.
step 4: Drop dough by tablespoonfuls onto the prepared cookie sheets. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes. Cookies should spring back to touch. Remove cookies to wire rack to cool.