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Jumbo Dark Chocolate Cookies Recipe

Are you looking for a great dessert recipe that wonderful for the annual bake sale at your child’s school, or for a get together with your friends and family? Try my awesome Jumbo Dark Chocolate Cookies Recipe today! Check out my easy to follow recipe video that I have posted below for step-by-step instructions and helpful hints on how to make the best Jumbo Dark Chocolate Cookies today!

Jumbo Dark Chocolate Cookie Recipe

This Jumbo Dark Chocolate cookie recipe is perfect for a mid day coffee break at work. They are even great to take to church socials. They are so easy to make and super delicious when warm, right out of the oven.

Kids love cookies and they love to help make them. So if the kids are complaining of being bored this spring break this is a wonderful family activity.

Let the kids help mix and drop on cookie sheets. After the cookies are done they’ll have the sweet reward of enjoying what they baked. It’s a great opportunity for family togetherness and will create many fond memories. The kids will love cleaning out the mixing bowl too. There will be happy chocolate rimmed little mouths and much laughter making these Jumbo Dark Chocolate cookies.

Make a second batch and freeze to enjoy later. You can either bake or freeze or shape and flash freeze the individual cookies on a cookie sheet. After they are frozen hard simply remove and place in a container, separating each cookie with a sheet of wax paper. These can be baked fresh at a later date to enjoy.

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Delicious Jumbo Dark Chocolate Cookies Recipe
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Cuisine: American
Recipe type: Cookies
Serves or Makes: 1
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Ingredients
  • ½ cup light brown sugar
  • ⅓ cup pistachios coarsely chopped
  • ¼ cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ cup softened butter
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 large egg
  • 1⅔ cups dark chocolate chips
  • ¼ cup white sugar
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
Instructions
  1. Preheat the oven to 325 degrees F and lightly grease 2 baking sheets (or cover them with parchment paper).
  2. Melt ⅔ cup of the dark chocolate in a microwave-safe bowl in the microwave on 70% power for 30 seconds, then stir.
  3. Microwave for 10 second intervals, stirring, until they are just melted.
  4. Sift the flour, cocoa, baking soda, nuts and salt into a bowl.
  5. Beat the butter, brown sugar and white sugar in a mixer bowl until creamy.
  6. Add the melted chocolate and mix well.
  7. Add the egg and vanilla extract, mixing for a minute or until well blended.
  8. Add the flour mixture, mixing until just blended.
  9. Stir in the remaining 1 cup of chocolate and drop ¼ cup amounts of the dough on to the baking sheets to get 3 inch cookies.
  10. Bake for 16 to 18 minutes, or until a wooden pick inserted into the center comes out with moist crumbs and the tops have a cracked appearance.
  11. Cool the cookies on baking sheets for 5 minutes. Remove to wire rack to cool completely.
  12. You can frost them with a chocolate topping if you like or simply serve them as they are.

 
Photo Credit: Dark Chocolate Cookies With Pistachios And Milk Chocolate Chunks by jamieanne, on Flickr
 
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