Outrageous Chocolate Cookies
recipe from Lisa@ The Cutting Edge of Ordinary - A Martha recipe
8 ounces semisweet chocolate, roughly chopped
4 tablespoons unsalted butter
2/3 cup all purpose flour, spooned and leveled
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoons salt
2 large eggs
3/4 cup packed light brown sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 package (12 ounces) semisweet chocolate chunks (I used chips)
Preheat oven to 350. Heat the 8 ounces of chopped chocolate and butter in the microwave at 20 second increments, stirring in between, until almost melted. Do not overheat! In another bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder and salt.
In a mixing bowl, beat the eggs, brown sugar and vanilla on high speed until light and fluffy, about 4 minutes. Reduce the speed to low and beat in the melted chocolate. Mix the flour mixture until just combined. Stir in the chocolate chunks (or chips).
The batter seemed a little soupy at this point. I let it sit until it thickened up a bit. drop heaping tablespoons of dough 2 to 3 inches apart onto baking sheets. Bake, rotating sheets halfway through, until the cookies are shiny and crackly, yet soft in the center, 12 to 15 minutes. Cool on sheets 10 minutes (I only waited 5), with a thin metal spatula, transfer to racks to cool completely.