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Fudgy Chocolate Cookies

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 30 min.

Makes

about 9 cookies

Folks who love brownies will enjoy these fudgy treats from Miriam Miller of Thorp, Wisconsin. The recipe makes less than a dozen large cookies that are chock-full of pecans and chocolate chunks.
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Ingredients

  • 8 ounces semisweet chocolate, chopped and divided
  • 2 tablespoons butter, softened
  • 1/3 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 cup chopped pecans

Directions

  1. In a microwave, melt four four ounces of chocolate; cool to room temperature. Coarsely chop remaining chocolate; set aside.
  2. In a small bowl, cream butter and brown sugar. Beat in egg and vanilla. Add cooled chocolate; beat until blended. Combine flour and baking powder; gradually add to creamed mixture. Stir in pecans and chopped chocolate.
  3. Drop by 1/4 cupfuls onto an ungreased baking sheet. Bake at 350° for 10-12 minutes or until firm and tops are cracked. Let stand for 2 minutes before carefully removing to wire racks to cool completely.

Nutrition Facts

1 each: 181 calories, 14g fat (3g saturated fat), 30mg cholesterol, 47mg sodium, 14g carbohydrate (10g sugars, 2g fiber), 3g protein.

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