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Espresso Double-Chocolate Chunk Cookies

Jan 19 2007 - 12:06pm


Espresso Double-Chocolate Chunk Cookies [1]
From Martha Stewart [2]

2 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 cup cocoa powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
2 tablespoons instant espresso powder
1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
3/4 cup (1 1/2 sticks) unsalted butter, softened
1 cup packed light-brown sugar
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1 large egg, plus 1 large egg yolk
7 ounces bittersweet or semisweet chocolate, coarsely chopped

  1. Preheat oven to 325°. Line 2 baking sheets with parchment paper; set aside.
  2. In a medium bowl, whisk together flour, cocoa powder, salt, and baking soda; set aside.
  3. In a small bowl, stir together espresso powder, vanilla, and a tablespoon of water; set aside.
  4. In the bowl of an electric mixer fitted with the paddle attachment, cream butter and sugars together on medium speed until light and fluffy, about 5 minutes.
  5. Add egg and yolk; mix until incorporated. Add espresso mixture; mix well, scraping down the sides of a bowl with a spatula.
  6. At low speed, add flour mixture in small batches, mixing until just combined.
  7. Remove bowl from mixer, and stir in chocolate chunks.
  8. Using a 2-ounce ice-cream scoop, scoop heaping balls of dough and place 3 inches apart on prepared baking sheets.
  9. Bake until cookies are set, about 20 minutes.
  10. Remove from oven; let cool completely before removing cookies.

Makes eighteen 3-inch cookies.

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