I rushed home and before I put the $300 worth of groceries away (including milk and frozen foods!) I sat down with the magazine and poured over every page making a mental checklist of every cookie I
A cross between a cookie and a brownie this delicious little cookie is all about fudgey, chocolatey goodness. I can't wait to snack on these with a big ol' glass of milk while watching The Grinch this holiday season.
I strongly urge you to pick up a copy of this magazine while it's still on the shelves, it's a great collection of yummy treats!
Fudge Ecstasies taken from Better Home and Gardens 2009 100 Best Cookies
2 c. semi-sweet chocolate chips
2 squares unsweetened baking chocolate (2 oz.)
2 tbsp. butter
2/3 c. sugar
1/4 c. flour
1 tsp. vanilla
1/4 tsp. baking powder
1 c. chopped nuts (cashes, pecans or almonds work well)
1. In a saucepan, combine 1 cup of the chocolate chips, the unsweetened chocolate and the butter and heat ove low heat until melted. You can also melt the chocolate & butter in a bowl in the microwave.
2. Add eggs, sugar, flour, vanilla and baking powder and beat with a spoon until combined.
3. Stir in the remaining chocolate chips and the nuts.
4. Drop by rounded teaspoons onto a greased cookie sheet 2" apart and put into a preheated 350˚F oven and cook for 8-10 minutes or until the edges are firm and the surface is dull and cracked.
5. Cool on cookie sheet for 2 minutes and then transfer to a wire rack.