Tiny New York Kitchen: Double Dark Chocolate Cookies

By Victoria Hart Glavin of Tiny New York Kitchen

Chocolate lovers will adore these cookies. They are easy to make and are sure to scratch that chocolate itch.

INGREDIENTS

  • 2 Cups Dark Chocolate Chips (Divided)
  • 2 Tablespoons Water
  • 8 Tablespoons Unsalted Butter (Softened)
  • 3/4 Cup Sugar
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Kosher Salt
  • 2 Large Eggs (Room Temperature)
  • 1 Teaspoon Vanilla Extract
  • 1 1/4 Cup Unbleached Flour
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Baking Soda

Preheat your oven to 350 degrees. Line baking sheets with parchment paper and set aside. In a small-size bowl Add 1 cup chocolate chips and 2 tablespoons water. Heat in the microwave for 1 to 2 minutes. Stir well after 30 second intervals until smooth. Set aside. In a large-size bowl cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in eggs and vanilla until smooth. Add melted chocolate and mix until combined. Mix in flour, baking soda, and kosher salt until just incorporated. Stir in the remaining chocolate chips. Drop rounded teaspoonfuls onto baking sheets. Place in oven and bake for 10 minutes. Remember that each oven heats differently. Remove from oven when done and let sit on baking sheet for 5 minutes before removing to cooling racks. Cool completely on cooling racks. Store in an airtight container. Makes about 3 dozen cookies.

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Victoria Hart Glavin has been cooking and writing recipes since she was a teenager. Originally from Nebraska, her appreciation for culinary technique took off when she moved to Lyon, France.

While living in France, Victoria studied French cooking from an expert Lyonnais chef. Victoria learned to love the local culture of preparing and enjoying fresh, seasonal foods. While in France, Victoria experienced the joys of shopping for local produce at the market and preparing fresh foods simply and beautifully in order to enhance the experience of the table. During her time in France, she says she “learned how to squeeze tomatoes at the local market” and “took everything in by osmosis.”

Currently, Victoria creates tasty treats in her tiny kitchen, in New York City, for all to enjoy and on weekends she explores Fairfield County where has a second home. Victoria has shared her recipes with others and now you can enjoy the Tiny New York Kitchen recipe collection, too! Victoria is a member of the Association for the Study of Food and Society.

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