This is one of my favorite chocolate chunk cookie recipes. You can use a bittersweet chocolate bar or sub bittersweet chocolate chips.
Bittersweet Chocolate Chunk Cookies
8 oz bittersweet chocolate, broken up
6 tablespoons unsalted butter
1/3 cup flour
2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 large eggs
1/2 cup sugar
2 teaspoons vanilla
1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chunks
Preheat oven to 325°. Place chocolate and butter in microwave and melt on high for 1 1/2 minutes, stopping every 30 seconds to stir. Allow chocolate to cool slightly.
In a bowl, whisk flour, cocoa powder, baking powder and salt; set aside.
In large mixer bowl, beat eggs, sugar and vanilla until pale yellow and
slightly thickened, about 5 minutes with mixer on medium. (note: cookies will still be great if you don’t beat the full five minutes).
Stir in cooled chocolate mixture, then flour mixture. Stir in chocolate chunks
Drop cookies onto nonstick baking sheet, about 2 leveled tablespoons per
cookie, about 2-inches apart.
Bake 12-14 minutes or until tops are slightly cracked, centers will still be
Makes about 14 cookies