Tuesday, May 7, 2013

Deep Dark Chocolate Cookies

If you are in the mood for some rich, fudgy chocolate goodness, these cookies are the perfect thing to satisfy your craving. I should really make myself some every day. I get that craving a lot. I found that these cookies are the best when eaten warm. Eat them a few minutes out of the oven, or simply place in the microwave for 8 seconds to get them warm and gooey again. Yum!

Recipe adapted from Divine Baking
8 oz. bittersweet baking chocolate squares3 large egg whites, room temperature2 cups powdered sugar, divided1/2 cup cocoa powder1 tbsp. corn starch1/4 tsp. salt1/2 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
Melt chocolate in bowl in microwive, stirring twice. Cool slightly. Using electric mixer, beat egg whites until soft peaks form. Gradually beat in 1 cup sugar until smooth and shiny. In seperate bowl, whisk 1 cup sugar, cocoa powder, corn starch and salt. On low speed, add dry ingredients to egg mixture and mix until combined. Stir in melted chocolate and chocolate chips.
Place 1/2 cup powdered sugar in bowl. Roll 1 rounded tablespoon of dough into powdered sugar and place on greased cookie sheet. Bake at 350 for 10 minutes.

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