Monday, December 2, 2013

Triple Chocolate Cookies #Chocolate Party

Christmas is all about cookies. You have all month to test out your cookie recipes before deciding which ones you are going to leave out for Santa.

So I thought it was most fitting when Roxana choose cookies as the special theme to pair with chocolate for December's #chocolate party. 

I had a couple options in mind by ultimately went with some triple chocolate cookies. Go big or go home right?

I made these with my mom when I was home over Thanksgiving. We had pie, ice cream and lots of turkey leftovers but that didn't stop us from making cookies.

Time was tight with all of the activities and family visits during our short trip to Maine but as a duo we were able to make the dough together one morning. Up at eight with cookie dough is a great way to start the day I must say.

The next morning we were up bright and early to bake them off. Good thing too because we left later this day along with the cookies. Traffic was horrible and Mr. J and I snacked on our cookies to distract us from the annoyance of sitting still on the highway.

I made a little Christmas tree with the cookies once they were cooled.

If you want to join in on the fun here is how you participate:
1.) Blog about your chocolate treat. Your recipe must include the ingredient we choose. It can be a simple no bake treat or a sophisticated layer cake, the complexity level of the recipe is totally up to you.
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3.) Your recipe must be published during the current month. Please do not link old recipes, they will be deleted.

4.) Add the linky code at the bottom of your post. 

Triple Chocolate Cookies

by Emily Morris,
Adapted from Mudslide Cookies
Prep Time: 15 minutes, plus 30 minute chi
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Keywords: bake dessert chocolate cookie
Ingredients (24 cookies)
  • 2 cups + 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1/4 cup dark cocoa powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 stick of unsalted butter, melted and cooled for 10-15 minutes
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs, at room temperature
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup coffee, at room temperature
  • 1 cup mini semi sweet chocolate chips
  • 1 cup white chocolate chips
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

Mix the flour, cocoa, salt and baking soda in a bowl and set aside.

In another bowl, mix the melted butter and sugars until they are combined.

Add the eggs and vanilla and stir until mixed. Stream in coffee.

Gradually add flour and mix until a dough forms. Fold in the mini chocolate chips and white chocolate chips.

Refrigerate dough for 30 minutes.

Remove dough from the fridge and roll into large dough balls, 1/4 cup or golf ball sized. Set on a non-stick baking sheet with 2 inches between each, eight cookies per sheet.

Bake for 12-15 minutes or until the edges are set and the middles are still soft. The centers should be puffy. Do not over bake.

Remove from oven and let cool completely on baking sheet.
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  1. Yum!!!!!!!!!!! I need a whole stack of those scrumptious triple chocolate cookies...Merry Christmas!!!!

  2. Go big or go home is right!! The more chocolate the better. These look amazing!

  3. Oh you had me at triple chocolate! I may not have any of these left to leave out for Santa. I hope your week is off to a good start!

  4. Oh, yeah, these look amazing!!! Hope to bake up our own batch soon :)

  5. The more chips the better, Emily!

  6. Oh, yeah... Chocolate cookies GOOOOD!

  7. Decadent! Go big or go home! Love it.

  8. Oh, these look amazing! Love all of the chocolate you managed to stuff into them!

  9. These look absolutely delicious. I love chocolate cookies.

  10. Wow! These look amazing. The more chocolate, the better for them!

  11. Some of your instructions aren't clear. Can you clarify? You say 2 eggs, then in the process, you say add the egg and egg yolk, do you get rid of the2nd egg white?

    Also, where you say "Mix the flour, cocoa, coffee powder, salt and baking soda in a bowl and set aside." Do you mean mix the flour, cocoa powder, sea salt and baking soda? Not coffee powder?

    Sorry for the questions, making them tonight and want to clarify.

    1. Sorry about that, clearly my changes to the recipe didn't save on my recipe page. Yes, it is two whole eggs and only two whole eggs. No coffee powder. I just used the stated 1/4 cup brewed coffee, although I don't think more coffee powder would hurt if you liked that flavor.


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