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    Baker's One Bowl

    Death by Chocolate Cookies

    Recipe Ingredients

    • 2 packages (16 squares) Hershey’s Semi-Sweet Baking Chocolate, divided
    • 3/4 cup firmly packed brown sugar
    • 1/4 cup butter or margarine
    • 2 eggs
    • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
    • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
    • 1/4 teaspoon Calumet Baking Powder
    • 2 cups chopped nuts (optional)

    Method

    1. Heat oven to 350 degrees F.
    2. Coarsely chop 8 squares (1 package) of the chocolate; set aside.
    3. Microwave remaining 8 squares chocolate in large microwaveable bowl on HIGH for 1 to 2 minutes.
    4. Stir until chocolate is melted and smooth.
    5. Stir in sugar, butter, eggs and vanilla extract.
    6. Stir in flour and baking powder.
    7. Stir in reserved chopped chocolate and nuts.
    8. Drop by 1/4 cupfuls onto ungreased cookie sheet.
    9. Bake for 12 to 13 minutes or until cookies are puffed and feel set to the touch.
    10. Cool on cookie sheet for 1 minute.
    11. Transfer to wire rack to cool completely.

    Makes about 1 1/2 dozen cookies.