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Dark chocolate espresso cookies on white table and cooling rack

Dark Chocolate Espresso Cookies


  • Author: Heather
  • Total Time: 26 minutes
  • Yield: 30 1x

Description

Dark chocolate espresso cookies are dangerously good. Filled with rich chocolate and coffee flavors - these will make the perfect dessert for a romantic Valentine's night!


Ingredients

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  • 1/2 Cup Butter - softened
  • 1/4 Cup Sugar
  • 3/4 Cup Brown Sugar
  • 2 Eggs 
  • 1 1/4 Cup Flour
  • 1/2 Cup Cocoa Powder
  • 1 Tablespoon Of Espresso Powder 
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Salt
  • 1 Teaspoon Baking Soda
  • 1 Teaspoon Vanilla
  • 2 Tablespoons Strong Coffee
  • 1 - 3.5 Ounce Ghirardelli Dark Chocolate Bar - roughly chopped
  • 1/2 Cup Dark Chocolate Chips 

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. In a stand mixer add your butter and beat until smooth. Add in the sugars and mix until creamy and fluffy - 3-5 minutes.
  3. Add in eggs and mix until well combined.
  4. Add in coffee and vanilla and mix well.
  5. Add in flour, cocoa powder, espresso powder, salt, soda. Scrape down sides of bowl and mix.
  6. Add in the chopped chocolate bar and chips and mix until everything is incorporated. The dough will be sticky.
  7. Scoop with a cookie scoop onto a lined baking sheet and place in the fridge for 30-60 minutes.
  8. Once chilled, place in the oven for 11-12 minutes. Remove from oven and cool completely.
  9. Enjoy!

Notes

  • If you do not like dark chocolate, you can add whichever chocolate bar you like.
  • For the 1/2 cup chips added in - you can add dark chocolate, semi-sweet, milk, white, or even peanut butter chips. Whatever you like. Or you can leave it out altogether and just enjoy the chopped chocolate bar. It is a versatile recipe for the add-ins!
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 11 minutes
  • Category: Cookies
  • Method: Baking
  • Cuisine: American

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1 scoop
  • Calories: 60
  • Sugar: 2.6 g
  • Sodium: 51.6 mg
  • Fat: 3.7 g
  • Saturated Fat: 2.2 g
  • Trans Fat: 0 g
  • Carbohydrates: 5.4 g
  • Fiber: 1.4 g
  • Protein: 2.5 g
  • Cholesterol: 9.7 mg

Keywords: Dark Chocolate Espresso Cookies

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