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Chocolate Espresso Cookies Recipe

Chocolate Espresso Cookies

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"Coffee flavored chocolate cookies that have a brownie feel."

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Original recipe makes 3 dozen Change Servings

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease cookie sheets or line them with parchment paper.
  2. In the top of a double boiler, melt together the unsweetened chocolate, 1 cup of the chocolate chips and the butter. This can also be done in a microwave oven on low setting. Stir occasionally until melted. In a medium bowl, beat the eggs and sugar until thick and light, about 3 minutes. Stir in the espresso. Add the chocolate mixture, mix well. Sift together the flour and baking powder, fold into the egg mixture. Carefully fold in the chopped nuts and remaining chocolate chips.
  3. Drop dough by tablespoonfuls 2 inches apart onto the prepared cookie sheets. Bake for 10 to 12 minutes in the preheated oven. Cookies will have a crackled appearance when done. Cool on baking sheets.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Feb 09, 2009

when i first finished mixing the batch, i placed the cookies on the sheet and they just melted right on there, so i thought it was a disaster. if you leave the batch around exposed for a while, it hardens, and the melting won't happen. i wouldn't make these cookies for guests to eat right out of the oven, but the day after, they're just absolutely to die for! love this recipe!! but not to be made the day-of for dinner guests, for instance

 
Most Helpful Critical Review
Jul 14, 2003

VERY deep and dark on the chocolate, if you like that sorta thing, and the coffee taste is a mild one. It was basically a thinned out brownie, and although they are ultra-rich, we still enjoyed them.

 

28 Ratings

Sep 10, 2010

If you love rich chocolate, coffee, and a nice soft texture, this is a great cookie recipe! I have made it at least 10 times for my family and friends, and they always turn out tasting good. I always use the "microwave and glass bowl technique" to melt the chocolate chips and baking chocolate. The only problem I have had when baking these cookies is that sometimes they flatten out too much if the batter gets too close to room temperature. They seem to do much better when the batter is put in the refrigerator for 15 minutes before baking. Watch these closely--as soon as they begin cracking, take them out--they will look gooey, but after they cool, they will be rich and delicious! Thanks for this recipe--one of my favorites!

 
Jul 13, 2003

Chocolate Espresso Cookies are awesome! I made a big batch to share with my coworkers, and everyone _loved_ them! They are perfect, and the espresso flavor is not at all overpowering. Some folks who tried them suggested putting in whole espresso beans -- only for true caffeine nuts!

 
Sep 11, 2003

OH yeah! I love coffee,so I'm going to rate this one high. I made this recepie into brownies. WOW! There awesome.

 
Jun 17, 2011

I actually found this on anther site a few years ago and this is one of my all time faves. Yes, it has a brownie like consistency, so it was a surprise the 1st time I made it, but a GOOD surprise. Every time I make this I am showered with a mix of compliments (Oh my gawd these are amazing) and complaints (I hate you, a cannot stop eating these!), so I am always happy to make and share!

 
Feb 17, 2010

These really hit the spot! I used instant espresso powder instead of espresso grounds and upped the amount to a heaping tablespoon which turned out great! I also upped the flour to a cup because of everyone saying how flat the cookies were coming out, and it did work, but I probably would have liked them the way they were since I like flat cookies. But if you like your cookies a little cakier, try that. :)

 
May 01, 2007

This was the first time I've tried making a chocolate-based cookie, but gosh, it tasted great! I like the recipe primarily because the cookies taste sufficiently chocolatey without being too sweet. I added an extra teaspoonful of espresso just for the extra punch!

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 275 kcal
  • 14%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 29.3 g
  • 9%
  • Cholesterol
  • 49 mg
  • 16%
  • Fat
  • 18.3 g
  • 28%
  • Fiber
  • 2.5 g
  • 10%
  • Protein
  • 4 g
  • 8%
  • Sodium
  • 60 mg
  • 2%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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