Thursday, November 15, 2007

double chocolate cookies


I made these double chocolate cookies last night as a gift. There seems to be a bit of a chocolate theme going on for me at the moment!!! I actually do have a tried and true double chocolate cookie recipe (in fact I usually make them triple chocolate by adding in chunks of white chocolate as well) that I actually created, but, as you can probably tell I do try and use all the cook books and magazines that I buy and so last night I made a recipe from the Donna Hay chocolate book. I have used this book quite a lot lately and I like it.



These cookies were great. I added another 1/2c flour to the recipe as the mixture was way too moist. The end result was quite large cookies, probably a little flatter than I would like, but crunchy on the outside and chewy in the middle, with lots of large chunks of chocolate. I would make them again!



Double Chocolate Cookies

110g softened butter
¾ c brown sugar
1 egg
1 tsp vanilla
1 1/2c flour (this includes the extra half cup that I added)
¼ c cocoa
1 tsp baking soda
125g dark chocolate, melted
190g dark chocolate, roughly chopped

· Cream butter and sugar; add egg and vanilla
· Stir in flour, cocoa and baking soda, then melted chocolate
· Stir through chocolate chunks
· Roll into balls, put on tray and flatten slightly
Bake at 170 deg for about 14 minutes

6 comments:

steph- whisk/spoon said...

double chocolate...just my cup of tea. yum! and love your packaging. btw, i responded to a comment you left on my site...but in case you didn't see it, for upcoming blog events check out http://stickydate.blogspot.com/ and http://www.ismyblogburning.com/

Tammy said...

Thanks so much Steph. And thanks so much for looking at my blog! I love your blog - it is one that I aspire to!!!!

Tammy :0)

Anonymous said...

Hi Tammy
I have just read your blog and as always you have inspired me. This afternoon I will be making those beautiful cupcakes (or at least trying!). Just wanted to say really love those pinnies. I also have a real love of them.
Regards, Joanne

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Monique said...

OMG Thank you Tammy!!! you so didn't have to. They turned up this morning and are a huge hit :D I will have to print the recipe out now I think :D :D

Neak :)

neak said...

Teehee I made these for a mother's day pressie for my MIL. She loved them so much they make them at the cafe to sell :D